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MIRA Live Visual Arts Festival

MIRA – Live Visual Arts Festival is to be held in Barcelona from 6 to 15 Nov, showcasing new creations of visual arts internationally, generating unique symbiosis, transmission of knowledge and opportunity through col collaborations between visual and music artists. The fourth edition will feature more than 50 activities spread between Fabra i Coats factory, the Santa […]

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Aposematic Jacket – Wearable computer for self-defense

Korean collective Shinseungback Kimyonghun have created ‘Aposematic Jacket’ a wearable computer for self-defense. The lenses on the jacket give off the warning signal, “I can record you”, to prevent possible attack. When the wearer pushes a button under threat, the jacket records the scene in 360 degrees and sends the images to the Web. The […]

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HAPHEAD: a near-future videogame subculture webseries

From the team that brought you the excellent ‘lo-fi sci-fi’ short Ghost With Shit Jobs,  Haphead is a related in-development webseries that just launched on Kickstarter. The pitch: Ten years from now, videogames are so immersive that teenagers learn lethal skills just by playing. They’re called hapheads…. Through a minor miracle we got funding for production in […]

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Aerial Bold: A Planetary Search for Letterforms

As a follow-up to their ingenious The Big Atlas Of LA Pools, designers Benedikt Groß and Joey Lee have launched a Kickstarter to create “the first map and typeface of the earth” by searching satellite imagery for architectural and infrastructural letterforms. Beyond delivering a font, the project has a broader agenda: Aerial Bold is as […]

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Drone Racing Star Wars Style

Drone and remote display tech are moving so fast that things like this were bound to happen – couldn’t agree more with Rich of prosthetic knowledge. See video below for full explanation of what is happening. This is a pre event that happened in France, organized by airgonay, a quadcopter racing fanatic association. via prosthetic knowledge | […]

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You are not your browser history.

Created as a collaboration between The OCR and Pulitzer Prize winning researcher Ashkan Soltani, Floodwatch is a tool designed to empower individuals to see how advertisers are profiling them, and to share data with privacy researchers in an effort to combat discriminatory practice. Many of the ads in my Floodwatch history are artifacts from these algorithmic leaps of […]

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How Video Games Fund Arms Manufacturers

Great article on Eurogamer.net how video games fund arms manufacturers. Will make you think differently next time you pick up a Call of Duty game. The virtual gun has long been an indispensable item in the game designer’s toolkit, then. But as weapons popped into 3D, developers began to set their games against the backdrop of […]

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The War Against C*cks

Matt Pearson aka zenbullets shares details from the recent commission for the 2014 Brighton Digital Festival. From trying to tackle the innate human instinct to draw a penis, to simple and complex logistics of giving the public freedom to contribute and dealing with it. I originally thought of it as a series of LED strips that we […]

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Wearable drone camera by Team Nixie

Make It Wearable is a global initiative by Intel aiming to inspire ideas and fuel innovation that will evolve personal computing in exciting new ways. In the video below The Creators Project profiles Team Nixie, who are developing a wearable drone camera, which can be worn around your wrist. The team will be presenting their prototype for […]

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Cycles of Brass by Attaya Projects

Two formerly discarded brass instruments are suspended in separate transparent water tanks and exposed to opposite transformative chemical reactions; one progressively decaying, and the other being progressively restored throughout a period of three months. These processes are translated into an abstract brass soundscape that changes in parallel with the instruments using sensor and sound processing […]