Let’s Get Fishy: Making an Octopus Swim

Let’s definitely not think about takoyaki.

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In this week of my exciting life as a grad school student, I made a little pink octopus come to life.

While it’s a weakness I’m trying to resolve, physical computing is not my strong suit. Once I got my hands on a servo, I followed a tutorial from DroneBotWorkshop to make sure I connected my Arduino…




Entering my final semester at NYU’s Integrated Design & Media program, I’m exploring a topic that I never imagined myself learning about; amusement park rides. I’m particularly interested in the storytelling elements that fuel their design.

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Leigh Fisher

Leigh Fisher

Writer and poet from Neptune. Instructional designer in NYC. Grad student at @NYUTandon studying Integrated Digital Media.

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