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21/07/2014 / iOS, openFrameworks

Created by Ed Burton, Icon do better takes on a smart social twist of classic game combined with icon making. The twist in the game is that once a match of falling blocks is made in order to clear the group you have to ...
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21/03/2014 / Games, Unity

Like it's predecessors from the 80s and 90s including the early Grand Theft Auto titles and more recent Retro City Rampage, RIOT is a tributes and homages to the genre of games that take the idea of violence and transform ...
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13/02/2014 / iOS

When Lauren McCarthy went out on dates where other people we suggesting her next action she did't really know what to expect but it was definetly interesting. During a series of dates with people she meet on the internet she ...
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17/12/2013 / Review

AIT (“Social Hacking”), taught for the first time this semester by Lauren McCarthy and Kyle McDonald at NYU’s ITP, explored the structures and systems of social interactions, identity, and self representation as mediated by technology. The semester was spent developing ...
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29/04/2013 / Featured, Theory

This is one in a series of articles by @zenbullets, which are being collected into a very-low-cost eBook as they are written. If you'd prefer to read this in epub, pdf or mobi format, please click here. [caption id="attachment_34711" align="alignnone" width="640"] ...
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22/08/2012 / Featured, Objects, WebApp

Created by Boris Meister at ECAL, Above the Cloud is an atlas about social networks archeology, death and digital marks left in distress on the internet. Boris attempts to present the complex subject and, above all, explain it by creating an object - book, ...
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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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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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12/10/2011 / Javascript

Created by D3, digital production company based in Sao Paolo, 'Circle of Trust' shows your asymmetric relationship network at Google Plus. Is there a way to visualize how each person is using and constructing this social environment? The team wanted want to create ...
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29/07/2011 / Processing, Scripts

fbFacesis a project by Joern Roeder and Jonathan Pirnay that deals with the issue of data accessibility on the Internet. The project is a facebook crawler, built using JavaScript & PHP, that starts at the public profile of any fb-user, ...
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20/06/2011 / iOS, Sound

CamBox is an iPhone app by Billaboop which allows you to create beatbox clips using iPhone's built in video camera. Each sound you make triggers the recording of a short video sequence, which is stored into a box. You can then ...
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22/04/2011 / Processing

Cascade is the latest project by NYTimes R&D department that allows precise analysis of the structures that underly sharing activity on the web. Initiated by Mark Hansen and working with Jer Thorp and Jake Porway (Data Scientist at the Times) the team ...
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04/04/2011 / openFrameworks

SubMap is a project by Dániel Feles, Krisztián Gergely, Attila Bujdosó and Gáspár Hajdu at Kitchen Budapest. The project visualises and sonificates data pulled from one of the biggest news sites of Hungary, origo.hu. One frame is one day, and on one day many things can happen. ...
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08/03/2011 / iOS

Situationist is an iPhone app that attempts to make your everyday life more experimental and unpredictable. Inspired by the Situationist International of the 50's, who advocated experiences of life being alternative to those admitted by the capitalist order, for the fulfillment ...
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18/02/2011 / Flash

NewSpeak is a project created by Immo Blaese for anticensor, the 10th Web Biennial at the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum. As new words are picked up every minute, NewSpeak will display the opposite meaning (antonym) based on an Orwellian scenario of ...
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26/01/2011 / Scripts

Print Stuff is a personal project by Guido Tamino allowing strangers to use his printer at home forming basis of what will eventually become a book. Basically he is inviting everyone to print some stuff (a short message and a picture) in ...
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07/12/2010 / Objects

Created by Matt West, Collaborative Instrument is a music instrument that requires two people to play: one to control the pitch and the other to control the rhythm. Rather than attempting to engineer together mechanisms and parts of existing instruments, such ...
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03/12/2010 / Objects

Devices For Mindless Communication is a collection of projects by Gerard Rallo, a researcher, technologist, designer and a recent graduate of MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art. His work explores speculative roles of technology to interrogate ...
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16/09/2010 / MaxMSP

Initiated by the EOS Magazine and created by Happiness Brussels (??), A 100 year old tree, living on the edge of Brussels, was hooked up to a fine dust meter, ozone meter, light meter, weatherstation, webcam and microphone. This equipment ...
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05/08/2010 / Games, iOS, openFrameworks

Shot Shot Shoot is the latest offering from Erik Svedang, the name behind Kometen we already mentioned on CAN. Shot Shot Shoot represents (Erik writes) a new way of playing games with your friends, combining the magic of computers with ...
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25/07/2010 / Processing

Created by Christian Marc Schmidt & Liangjie Xia, Invisible Cities is a information mapping project that reveals social networks present within the urban environment. The application, built using Processing, allows realtime mapping of activity on Twitter and Flickr by displaying intensities ...
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19/07/2010 / Processing

Pressible is an online publishing platform developed at Edlab - a research group at Teachers College at Columbia University. Jer Thorp has been working there for the past few weeks as invited Artist-in-residence, manipulating the data of their relatively new system ...
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09/07/2010 / WebApp

Created by Ricardo Cabello aka Mr.doob, Multiuser Sketchpad is an online sketching pad in your browser allowing many users to draw simultaneously. Having heard people talk about node.js on Twitter, Ricardo was interested to see whether he could apply it ...
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29/06/2010 / Processing, WebApp

With Twitter users generating tens of thousands of messages per minute, Hit-A-Tweet by Andreas Schlegel is a project that utilizes this data-flow overload in twitter to allow participants to create new tweet narratives. Project was created using Processing and twitter4j, ...
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28/05/2010 / Flash, openFrameworks, WebApp

Designed by Superscript² who also created the flash animation generator and developed by Martial Geoffre-Rouland into an openFrameworks app, Light Invaders is a project to let the users to create animations online and then dispatch it during the DJ sets ...
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24/05/2010 / Games

In DNPWWO (Does Not Play Well With Others) Alex Myers uses "a simple video game hardware hack to subtly change the dynamics of the ubiquitous death-match mode in an effort to subvert traditional game-play. The hack also serves to change the ...
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11/05/2010 / Events, iOS

Conceptualized by Richie Hawtin and developed with RJ Fischer and Bryan McDade (Minus), SYNK is the official companion iPhone application of the 2010 Plastikman Live worldwide tour. SYNK users will participate in an experiment in audience-performer interaction aiming to blur ...
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18/03/2010 / Games, iOS

iJumpman is a retro-futuristic platformer by Andrew McClure. What begins as an imitation of 8bit retro platformer with game mechanics reminiscent of Joust quickly turns in one of the most engaging retro inspired games on the iPhone. Use tilt or ...
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11/03/2010 / Flash, WebApp

This is truly one awesome messaging service created by Protein's boy Bjorn. The idea is simple, write text, choose style and save with the link to post to your friends. Big, bold, just the way we love it. Inspired by Barbara ...
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06/03/2010 / Featured, WebApp

Nearly 4 months since our last post on Twitter Art Projects but this time we have collected more diverse than ever collection of art installations/web projects that utilize twitter in a very unique way. From radio controlled cars to hand ...
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