New Body-Technology Interfaces

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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By Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

51 Articles

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I recently went to the Participatory Design Conference in Bloomington, Indiana, to present my Body-Technology Interfaces project and to get participants to make their own socially-aware, purposeful knitted technology “cozies.” Some of them were just fantastic, including the above pictured “I Am Talking on the Phone” by Yvonne Dittrich which draws attention to your hands-free devices as well as holds your phone around your neck in a beautiful manner. Check out the site for all the interesting creations.

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