Google’s got a new consumer hardware initiative is a mobile phone with machine vision eyes, ultra-fast inner-ears and spatially aware brains. And around that 5″ Android reference hardware, could this be all your AR Kickstarters come true?
Matthew Plummer-Fernandez’s ongoing exploration of digital fabrication and recent commission to produce a new work, titled Venus of Google, for Design Exquis. CAN was fortunate enough to engage him in a freewheeling conversation about the undertaking.
Created by Julien Levesque, Street Views Patchwork is a website which combines four embedded Google StreetView scenes from different places together to create a coherent landscape scene. It works like a slideshow, but the collage is quickly broken if you try to use it as you would the Streetview. Images match because the vanishing points, the horizon and […]
Created in the labs of Teehan+Lax, “Painting with a digital brush” is an attempt to free ASCII Art from the confines of the screen and enable it to exist in physical space – with simply light and paint.
This Exquisite Forest is a new collaborative project by Aaron Koblin and Chris Milk produced by Google and Tate. Following the opening party last night at the Tate Modern where we had a chance to get a first look at the project, This Exquisite Forest is now live and awaiting your contributions.
If a picture says more than a thousand words – and current internet dynamics tend to agree – what would a visual guide to the English vocabulary, contemporary and ‘webresentative’, look like? Ben West and Felix Heyes, two artists and designers from London (UK), found out when they replaced the 21,000 words found in your […]
Partly inspired by Gerhard Richter’s series of overpainted photographs, Untitled Painting is a web application by Thomas Traum with music by Tim Hecker, “Azure Azure” from his album Radio Amor. Set it to your own preferred location, paint over the landscape with the colours of your choice and embed it on your own blog. Untitled Painting […]
Inspired by Helvetireader (user script to change to look of google reader), Ad Taylor has created a similar script to change the look of Google Calendar. Instead of dated, quite unattractive existing look you can replace it with Helvetica font inspired slick, clean and bold aesthetic. To run this script you will need Firefox with […]
Michael D Jensen has just released a full featured Google Analytics app for the iPhone. In the last few months, ever since the launch of the app store, there have been a number of apps that provide you with access to your analytics data. myAnalytics (itunes link) was one of the first but unfortunately lacked […]