Metamaterials are engineered 3D cell grids that have properties that are not found in nature. Recently, a group of Hasso-Plattner Institute researchers (supported by a Shapeways educational grant) enhanced metamaterial design to include mechanical functionality.
Created by Regina Flores, Holobiont Urbanism is a research project that sets out to study, map, and visualize the microbiome of New York City, inviting participants to reimagine the city they live in as more than a vast metropolis, but rather as a complex and adaptive biological superstructure.
Technarte is a two-day conference programme with international artists, scientists, researchers, technologists and academics gathering to show the most innovative and amazing projects linking their respective fields. 19/20 May 2016, Bilbao
Created by the MIT Media Lab’ Tangible Media Group, bioLogic project explores opportunities around developing new forms of interface using biology.
Building on the brain’s functions to use information from the past and present to predict the future, Darkball by Che-Wei Wang is an iPhone application and a tool to understand how the nervous system makes such predictions.
Illusive rear-projections, flickering moirés, fluorescent puzzle boxes: opening this Friday, November 21st, at Muriel Guépin Gallery in New York City is ‘Bright Matter’, a dazzling group show that’ll bend, warp and (if only briefly) break the way we see.
Retune is an annual conference in Berlin bringing together artists, designers, technologists as well as researchers and scientists to inspire interdisciplinary thinking and making.
Minibuilders is a research project comprised of a family of small-scale construction robots designed to perform diverse tasks, linked to the different phases of construction, finally working together as a family towards the implementation of a single structural outcome.
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?
inFORM is a Dynamic Shape Display that can render 3D content physically, so users can interact with digital information in a tangible way.
For the third time, KIKK Festival will take over Namur (Belgium) to showcase the latest movers and shakers in the worlds of digital art and design. KIKK brings together the world’s most talented creative coders, innovators, designers, artists and researchers.
Aireal is a low cost, scalable haptic technology that delivers tactile sensations in mid air and enables users to feel virtual objects and experience dynamically varying textures.