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12/04/2012 / iOS

Created by Robin Sloan, a writer and media inventor from San Francisco, 'Fish' is a tap essay iPhone application, a short but 'heartfelt manifesto' about the difference between likingsomething on the internet and loving something on the internet. 
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11/04/2012 / Objects, Processing

InfObjects by Johannes Tsopanides is a project that uses generative design to visually describe the CO² equivalent, the energy content and price of dishes and their ingredients. Data about the product is parametrically transformed into shapes: the CO² is illustrated by ...
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11/04/2012 / Processing

On January 15th, 2005, after a 7 year and 3,2 billion kilometer piggyback ride through space, the ESA (European Space Agency) space probe Huygens detached from the Cassini orbiter and parachuted into the thick atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan. Two ...
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Last day in Belgrade in January 2011 and I receive a call from Maria and Jelena to quickly meet and have a quick chat before I head back to London. One coffee, two coffees and plenty of cigarettes we agree to do a festival ...
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09/04/2012 / Processing

Jan Vantomme aka "vormplus", designer based in Ghent-Belgium, created this time lapse movie of him making a physical cellular automata piece made from plastic pixels. What is particularly enjoyable are the two types of logic that engage the viewer;  one being the celular automata ...
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09/04/2012 / Featured, Objects, Other, Scripts

Is there such a thing as too much luck? Boris Petrovsky's installation The Army of Luck that recently premiered at Art Karlsruhe 2012 leaves you with no less than 520 waving Maneki Neko (=lucky) cats to find out. Mounted on a ...
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06/04/2012 / Objects, Other, vvvv

Faith Condition by Lukas Franciszkiewicz is a project that attempts to address the understanding and applications of technology within the religions circles of current "media society". Lukas is interested in the transformation of religion and technological reproduction of the religious phenomenon of an 'out-of-body'-experience. The ...
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04/04/2012 / Mac, Other, Windows

Fugu is a new procedural modelling system for 3D graphics conceived and developed by Ben Porter, James Wetter and Jon McCormack. It supports the generation, manipulation and animation of 3D form using scripts written in the Lua programming language. Fugu contains a code editor with all ...
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03/04/2012 / Featured, Games, Theory

A significant percentage of video games employ in one way or another the figure of death. The thanatological sub-species of video game representations are practically endless: dismemberment, infection, untreatable wounds, explosion, etc. Players can be eaten, crushed, sliced, diced, quartered, ...
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02/04/2012 / Javascript, Review

In his mile-a-minute guest spot on Rob Sonic's most recent album Sabotage Gigante, Los Angeles-based Busdriver fires off a verbal salvo about powder burns on a disk drive and generating buzz across the blogosphere. While this kind of technobabble isn't ...
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02/04/2012 / Javascript, WebApp

Couple of months ago Büro Destruct got a call from 'edding' – famous for their permanent markers - and they wanted BD to design a font for them based on the edding 850, their boldest marker. For those that have used ...
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30/03/2012 / openFrameworks, vvvv

"Magic and Storytelling" is an interactive presentation about the history of storytelling augmented with virtual magic in real-time. Performed by the New York based cyber illusionist Marco Tempest, the presentation combines a number of realtime technologies delivering a homogenous and magical look ...
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29/03/2012 / c++, Other

CityScape is a collection of three collages that depict the most characteristic parts of Copenhagen that almost appear as separate cities within the city. Created by Daim Yoon, Mette Lyckegaard and Marcin Ignac, the trio used the pictures of the city as as ...
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27/03/2012 / Other

Mesh Grammars: Studies for a Dome is a project by Benjamin Dillenburger & Michael Hansmeyer trying to create "highly articulated architecture using a novel method of folding". The duo designed a series of domes by folding a surface over and over again, ...
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26/03/2012 / Processing

This project by Manas Karambelkar, Momo Miyazaki and Kenneth A. Robertsen at the CIID explores how much of a language is silent. 'Silenc' is a visualization of an interpretation of silent letters within Danish, English and French languages done by ...
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23/03/2012 / Cinder

Created by Avoka Production, DIFLUXE allows us to observe and interact with a world of living beings. On screen, the particles wander forming groups similar to schools of fish. The visitor is invited to upset the balance of this microcosm by placing ...
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22/03/2012 / Review

One need only look as far as the upstart GLI.TC/H festival and its vibrant constellation of related practitioners to see that the glitch aesthetic is alive and well. Rosa Menkman has been active as an artist, theorist, organizer and agitator within ...
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21/03/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Jasper van Loenen and Bartholomäus Traubeck, The Poking Machine is a wearable device that pokes you physically whenever you are poked on Facebook, no matter where you are. Online social networks are platforms for communication, enabling us to connect anywhere ...
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21/03/2012 / Featured, Processing

Produced by onformative and chopchop the "unnamed soundsculpture" is a project by Daniel Franke & Cedric Kiefer, building from the simple idea of creating a moving sand sculpture from the recorded motion data of a real person. For the work the team asked a dancer to visualize a musical ...
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21/03/2012 / Scripts

Selfsurfing is a Chrome extension that creates a self-surfing, auto-updating clone of Jonas Lund's browser in real time. Jonas' browser has a server extension installed which transmits the current state of his browser to a intermediate server, which holds all relevant ...
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20/03/2012 / Objects

Not to be confused with a product, Free Universal Construction Kit is a disruption, not aimed at kids, but at the society -- especially pundits, say the project's authors. Free Universal Construction Kit is a matrix of nearly 80 adapter bricks that ...
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20/03/2012 / Linux, Objects

Few days ago BREAKFAST launched Instaprint on Kickstarter. Instaprint is a location-based photo booth that turns Instagrams into physical prints. Set the device to listen for a specific hashtag and/or location and watch as it prints out all Instagrams with ...
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20/03/2012 / Events, Processing

Processing Paris is a series of workshops for artists and designers who wish to learn, develop and share their creative coding skills. Each year the team invites best professionals and teachers in the field to lead their workshops, catering for ...
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12/03/2012 / Cinder, Featured

"Ice Angel" by Dominic Harris and Cinimod Studio is an interactive artwork that provides the participants a glimpse of themselves depicted in angelic form. Inspired by the way children create snow angels in fresh snow, Ice Angels introduces the digital twist of ...
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07/03/2012 / iOS

We dont tend to talk about apps for kids on CAN but here is one that deserves a special mention. Created by Amit Pitaru and James Paterson, Numby came from seeing their own kids learn to count. They wanted to explore the simple ...
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05/03/2012 / Objects, Theory

Matsuko Yokokoji and Graham Harwood have been active as tactical media practitioners over the last two decades; the duo were members of Mongrel  and more recently have been working under the moniker YoHa. One of the central themes of YoHa's work is the ...
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05/03/2012 / WebApp

At the best of times the relationship between cyclists and motorists is tense. Given that the amount of dedicated routes available to cyclists in many cities is quite limited, motorists that opt to stop or park in what should be ...
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04/03/2012 / openFrameworks

“Snake the Planet!” by MPU takes the classic mobile phone game ‘Snake’ and adopts it for the urban canvas. The software developed in openFrameworks first scans the environment then each level is generated individually and based on the selected facade. ...
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04/03/2012 / Events, Objects, Sound

Zimoun's kinetic sound installations hardly need introduction. Ever since the immaculate documentation of his work first surfaced a couple of years ago, the Swiss artist's elegant mass assemblies of mechanical dc-motors, wires, tubes and cardboard and the complex sound textures ...
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01/03/2012 / Arduino, Javascript, Scripts, WebApp

To encourage fitness in their studio, London design group Digit decided to use their R&D stream to create a new way for it's employees to compete against one another by the amount of times they walk up the stairs. Thanks to ...
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