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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 […]

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New and upgraded version of Durr now available

New and upgraded version of Durr is now available! Having only made a handful devices the first time around, the team has spent the last few months getting a larger batch made to meet the demand. The device is designed, sourced, funded, and assembled by Skrekkøgle (Theo Tveterås & Lars Marcus Vedeler). Your can order one here or […]

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The field life of electronic objects – Workshop / Science Museum

Explore the mysterious new world of electromagnetic field (EMF) photography in this unique all-day workshop led by Luke Sturgeon and Shamik Ray at the Science Museum, London this weekend. During the workshop, you will use custom software involving an EMF sensor application and light mapping to capture the invisible electromagnetic fields surrounding everyday objects – […]

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Universal Everything / Polyfauna v2

Polyfauna, an app-collaboration between Universal Everything,  Thom Yorke, Stanley Donwood and Nigel Godrich has been updated to V2.  Deeper interaction with the environment happens through touch. You bring life to the world – drawing a stroke creates the initial backbone of a creature, springing to life and drifting off into the wild. — Matt Pyke Read […]