Alex Yixuan Xu

Learning Experience Designer
#Digital Accessibility
#Web Development
#Playfulness, Games, Gamification

Design Work

Accessible Groove Pizza
Bartending 101

about ︎ + resume
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Smile Machine

Interactive Narrative, Programming, 2019

Smile Machine is an interactive experience that uses smile detection to guide a brief narrative, reflecting on the sincerity and implications of the always-happy persona we present in virtual and actual spaces. Built with OpenFrameworks, C++, the graphics are produced using contour finder with exiting images.

View the code for Smile Machine on GitHub.