The Question


How happy is RIT?


We've set out to answer the simple question: How happy is RIT? We will track the happiness of RIT’s campus, and use the data we find to create a beautiful interactive art installation.

Delightful Data Collection

Happiness Kiosks

Kiosks popped up around RIT's campus seemingly overnight!
Each with a sign above it with the prompt "How happy are you?" Students, faculty, and other passers-by then smacked a button to indicate how they were feeling on a five point scale.

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Fun Interaction

Click!

People were into it! We gathered hundreds of thousands of clicks over the course of a few weeks. If you saw a lit up arcade button with a smiley face on it, you'd want to smack it too, right?

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Blog

Check out our process!

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The Team

Happy Campers

Ben

Super Cool Code Monkey
Back-End Developer

Casey

Funky Fresh Technician
Construction Lead

Dan

Ciabatta Dev
Front-End Developer

Kat

The Team Kat
Team Manager & UI Designer

Meshach

Bubble Director
Experience Designer

Tim

Handy Fix-EVERYTHING Guy
Construction Lead (with cool beard)

A Special Thanks to

These Awesome People

Eddie Adamides

Electrical Engineering Consultant

John Gilbert

Wood-working Expert