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media art and digital media education at the intersection of transdisciplinary teaching and learning practices
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US presidential inauguration speeches: how does Obama's second compare?

US presidential inauguration speeches: how does Obama's second compare? | [New] Media Art Education & Research | Scoop.it
Barack Obama has made his second presidential inauguration speech. But how does it compare to previous presidents?
Monika Fleischmann's insight:

Santiago Ortiz has created this guide to every inauguration speech since Richard Nixon became president in 1969. Roll over a word to see which are closely connected to it, search in the box on the right an filter the most common words below.

http://intuitionanalytics.com/other/inauguralSpeeches/

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Programmable Paintings by Jie Qi

Programmable Paintings by Jie Qi | [New] Media Art Education & Research | Scoop.it

Jie Qi, from the High-Low Tech Media Group, took a traditional Chinese paper painting of a dandelion field and made it interactive...

blow on the white puffs (backlit by LEDs) and the seeds fly off to make new flowers. The piece, called Pu Gong Ying Tu, is part of Qi's Programmable Paintings series.

Underneath the painting is a layer of circuitry, comprising microcontrollers, LEDs and microphones, that "listens" for the wind. The circuits also look like a work of art: "I created the electronics based on the painting," Qi says. "Basically, I tried to draw as much as possible with the circuitry, to make the electronics match the aesthetics of the painting."

http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2012/11/play/modern-art-is-a-breeze

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