The Internet of Things

CMAC 565S / VMS 565S / ARTSVIS 565S / ISS 555S
Fall 2017
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


This is a Computational Media Arts & Cultures seminar on physical computing, creative coding, and the artistic affordances of the “Internet of Things” (IoT).

The IoT represents a significant paradigm-shift in what it means to live in a networked society, an ecosystem where machinic phyla far exceed the population of networked humans. This course considers the implications of this emergent digital ecology and seeks to equip students with the conceptual and technical skills necessary for critical and creative engagement with so-called “smart things.”

Over the course of our semester together we will:

No prerequisites beyond a willingness to work hard, collaborate, learn, tinker, and play.


Mark Olson Matthew Kenney
A262A Smith Warehouse, Bay 10
Office Hours: By Appointment
A243 Smith Warehouse, Bay 11
Office Hours: TBD