3D Printed Mood Lamp Assesses the Emotional State of Denver Residents

 

By The Denver Egotist / / Chadwick John Friedman, a specialist in emergent digital practices with the University of Denver, designed Mood of the City — a 3D printed lamp that reports the sentiment of city residents at any given time. Using an Arduino Yún microcontroller board, he accesses tweets by Denver-area residents and, based on a set of keywords, lets the Yún determine what the current mood of Twitter users is. The lamp glows a different color depending on whether the overall sentiment is an angry, sad or happy one. We’re red at the moment. You? Via

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