cocktail mobies

mobile cocktail tables. 3 sensors to detect engagement and respond when they are "bored"
topaz : audio
cajun shrimp : proximity
pursuit of happiness : light
*the actual names of the colors, I could not resist

they acted a bit like pets... not quite how I predicted but were cute enough to work.
If anyone is interested, this is a great article my teacher Tim Maly recommended. Be as smart as a puppy. 
As well as this one from another teacher Tom Weis. When Objects talk back. 

would you adopt a table? what would you name it? where should it live? ... the feedback below is worth a glance. 
 

the feedback ->