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Weekly Schedule – Fall Semester 2018

General course structure/schedule of meetings/list of discussion topics

Week Theme Homework due to the day
Felix will adjust timing for homework (due to…) depending on how fast/slow we progress during the semester. Please be aware that timings might change.
Week 1 SUN, Sep-02-18 Introduction to the course Get the course books from NYUAD bookstore
TUE, Sep-04-18 Lecture on Project/Time Management find articles featuring novel technology, tech art, prosthesis, body extensions, etc.
THU, Sep-06-18 Students' presentation of Gantt Chart Gantt Chart
Week 2 SUN, Sep-09-18 Drawing Session (scribble techniques, perspectives)
TUE, Sep-11-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
WED, Sep-12-18 Lab Workshop: laser cutter Homework: Essay 1 (please note: due to the late changes in the planning for the observance of the Al Hijri holiday the deadline of Essay 1 remains for Thursday 13th)
Week 3 SUN, Sep-16-18 Project Colloquium have created poster with 3 "machine ideas"
TUE, Sep-18-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Sep-20-18 Students' presentation of 'Reuleaux Prototypes' 'Reuleaux Prototype'
Week 4 SUN, Sep-23-18 Project Colloquium, Lecture: The Function of Design Reading: Universal Principles of Design (have read full book!); Create a mood board, and an improved conceptual drawing of your chosen body extension
TUE, Sep-25-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion Essay 1 (rewrite)
THU, Sep-27-18 Essay 1 presentation, class discussion
Week 5 SUN, Sep-30-18 Project Colloquium Build a cardboard prototype of your machine
TUE, Oct-02-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion Have watched Metropolis
THU, Oct-04-18 Essay 1 presentation, class discussion
Week 6 SUN, Oct-07-18 Project Colloquium (and watching Metalhead, Black Mirror, 2018) Second iteration of cardboard prototype: create a new and better version implementing feedback.
TUE, Oct-09-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion Have watched Ex Machina and Blade Runner
THU, Oct-11-18 Essay 1 presentation, class discussion
Week 7 SUN, Oct-14-18 Project Colloquium Build a semi-functional prototype of your body extension
TUE, Oct-16-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Oct-18-18 no class! Essay 1 presentation, class discussion today no class. Essay presentations will be on THU, Nov-29-18

Fall Break: Oct 19–27

Week 8 SUN, Oct-28-18 Lab Workshop: Intro to Arduino have installed Arduino on your computer
TUE, Oct-30-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-01-18 Essay 1 presentation, class discussion
Week 9 SUN, Nov-04-18 Guest Talk: Zamp Kelp (Haus-Rucker-Co) Project Report 1
TUE, Nov-06-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-08-18 Preparation for the field trip Collect 3 wooden sticks, Collect 11 stones
FRI, Nov-09-18 field trip to Ras al-Khaimah and Sharjah Reading: 1001 Inventions (have read full book!)
SAT, Nov-10-18 field trip to Ras al-Khaimah and Sharjah
Week 10SUN, Nov-11-18 Project Colloquium Project Report 2 ⇒ photogrammetry images
TUE, Nov-13-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-15-18 Essay 1 presentation, class discussion
Week 11SUN, Nov-18-18 Project Colloquium ⇒ Finalising Prototype in EDS/Advanced Manufacturing Workshop Project Report 3, Reading: What Technology Wants (ch. 2,3,5)
TUE, Nov-20-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-22-18 Project Colloquium ⇒ Finalising Prototype in EDS/Advanced Manufacturing Workshop
Week 12SUN, Nov-25-18 Project Colloquium ⇒ Finalising Prototype in EDS/Advanced Manufacturing Workshop Project Report 4, Reading: What Technology Wants (ch. 8)
TUE, Nov-27-18 Case-study presentations, class discussion
THU, Nov-29-18 Essay 1 presentation, class discussion
Week 13SUN, Dec-02-18 no class!
TUE, Dec-04-18 Essay 1 presentation, class discussion Project Report 5
THU, Dec-06-18 Project Colloquium ⇒ Finalising Prototype in EDS/Advanced Manufacturing Workshop Essay 2, Reading: What Technology Wants (ch. 11)
Week 14SUN, Dec-09-18 Presentation Essay 2 and machine demonstration (students 1–15, 5 min each) working machine
TUE, Dec-11-18 Setup of exhibition
THU, Dec-13-18 Setup of exhibition
Exhibition Opening Exhibition Opening at 7pm !
Week 15SUN, Dec-16-18 no class!


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