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15/08/2014 / vvvv

Created by Vienna based artist duo Depart (Leonhard Lass, Gregor Ladenhauf), and commissioned by Soundcloud, Rebus Cumulations combines abstract data visualisation and cinemagraphic still lifes into an alchemy of different artistic languages presented in the three meter installation for Soundcloud HQ in Berlin. For weeks, Leonhard and Gregor arranged ...
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10/08/2012 / Events, Featured, Theory

Visualizations are created to make data more legible. They are intended to give us a neutral portrait, so to speak, of how collections of data relate to each other. In so doing, they make information accessible to us that would ...
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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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01/03/2012 / News

In case you've never seen or heard our dear friend and guest writer Jer Thorp speak on stage, this is a simple must. His talk from TEDxVancouver last November is finally online. Jer talks about the summer of 1985, when his father ...
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28/02/2012 / Processing, Sound

This project, made at CIID (Copenhagen Institut of Interaction Design), was part of their Generative Design class ran by Joshua Noble. Paper Note creates a tangible waveform from laser cut disks of paper. The user records a message, a sound or loads ...
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27/02/2012 / Processing

Diana Lange has created Processing application that searches for images on Flickr and creates these beautiful compositions based on the color data of the image. She explains: This little program looks for photos on flickr by a given search word. Afterwards, the colors ...