Max/MSP (and it's open-source cousin PureData) are great ways to get multimedia applications up and running in no time. Plus, it's just a really fun class.
In this class, I learned a hell of a lot about electronics and physical computing. Now I can't stop busting things open to see what I can pull out of them. Keep a close eye on your peripherals when I'm around.
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