PartyMode is a series of three projects, from 2007 up to the present, to create audio systems with sound-driven visualizations that integrate unobstrusively into an otherwise non-party space. The first of its three iterations was created in a shared lab space, while the latter two were built in residential spaces.

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CALCnet 2.2

CALCnet 2.2 is a robust networking protocol and driver for two-wire devices, designed especially with timing for 6MHz TI graphing calculators. It is the culmination of a long-running, frequently inactive project of mine to allow more than two calculators to connect at once. The final published version was demonstrated to work properly on networks of nearly a dozen calculators, and has also been tested on networks fragmented across large geographic areas.

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The Multichord musical instrument is an electromechanical acoustic stringed instrument with a single string, the culmination of a project to build an acoustic instrument capable of playing multiple notes without fretting or manual, time-consuming retuning.

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Christopher Mitchell, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO of Geopipe, CS Ph.D., founder Cemetech, hardware and software hacker, distributed systems guru, lover of trains.

Cofounder and CEO, Geopipe

New York, NY, USA