Physical Computing

Blog posts and documentation for physical computing with Tom Igoe.
Sep
27

Week 3: Not everything needs wires

Week 3 NotesBackground Analog Output: PWM: pulse width modulation creates a pseudo-analog voltage – effective voltage created by constantly changing V;
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Sep
20

Week 2: Why Won't This Speaker Work?! Because I Need Delay!

Week 2 NotesBackground Microcontrollers: Input: sensor; output: actuator GPIO: general purpose input and output Microcontroller: a simple (firmware only) processor,
3 min read
Sep
07

Week 1: A Board Game with Switch-operated LEDs

Physical Computing Week 1Readings: Actuator: converts electrical energy into other forms – what forms exactly? Or, which forms are not included?
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