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Kate Hartman #ALD14 @findingada

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Kate Hartman brings her boundless energy and enthusiasm as much to igniting passions in others for creating and inventing (as professor, educator, and ITP Camp Director) as she does to designing wearables and other interactive projects/products of her own. She has recently launched her Make: Wearable Electronics book — and we’ve got it in the Adafruit Store!

Kate Hartman is an artist, technologist, and educator whose work spans the fields of physical computing, wearable electronics, and conceptual art. She is the co-creator of Botanicalls, a system that lets thirsty plants place phone calls for human help, and the Lilypad XBee, a sewable radio transceiver that allows your clothing to communicate. Her work has been exhibited internationally and featured by the New York Times, BBC, CBC, NPR, in books such as “Fashionable Technology” and “Art Science Now”. She was a speaker at TED 2011 and her work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Hartman is based in Toronto at OCAD University where she is the Associate Professor of Wearable & Mobile Technology and Director of the Social Body Lab. She is also the director of ITP Camp, a summer program at ITP/NYU. Hartman enjoys bicycles, rock climbing, and someday hopes to work in Antarctica. (read more)

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Make: Wearable Electronics by Kate Hartman – Now in the Adafruit Store!



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