The Lumino Kinetic and Beyond media project explores the properties of light and perception of space. The project has been presented at the digital media installation event IDAS (hongik university and has been developed by Japanese designer Yuri endo. Yuri developed the project for the final phase of his thesis project, elaborating on the previous experimentation, ‘luminous specimen‘ which ..read more..
F.A.T (Free Art and Technology) Lab is an international art guerrilla network that consists of about 20 people: artists, engineers, lawyers, musicians and scientists. They develop creative technologies and media to improve websites. F.A.T. Lab writes programs, Add-ons, which you can download and install in your own browser. Supporting open values and individuality, they propose ..read more..
Last weekend on Saturday night we were watching the occupation of the Brooklyn bridge on the computer from our Amsterdam dining table. We started watching around 10-11 pm Amsterdam time. It took more than 3 hours before regular networks started to cover it. Al-Jazeera was the first to be followed by the Huffington post and ..read more..
A screaming robotic ring tone announced my chat box was full. I got a message loaded with dozens of infra-red satellite images; showing new pyramids and ruins in Bosnia, of shore in Japan, hidden in the jungles and mud ponds of Guatemala, submerged of the coast of Cuba, buried under parts of the greater Egypt ..read more..
Shocking celebrity break up, initiated by Greenpeace. In this spoofy animated video, Greenpeace has taken its attack on Mattel to social media with a video of Ken dumping Barbie over the Indonesian rainforests, a Facebook site and a website encouraging viewers to email the CEO of Mattel. http://www.facebook.com/greenpeace.international?sk=app_105552609534948 The environmental group which is known for ..read more..
You’ve probably seen the technique of this facebook app before, but what I like is the angle and presentation. Facebook is indeed the museum of yourself, if you look back at all your data. http://www.intel.com/museumofme/r/index.htm
When consumers either lack trustworthy information about an advertised brand or believe that the brand is not trustworthy, fast disclaimers are counterproductive. Lightening fast disclaimers at the end of radio and television ads give the impression advertisers are trying to pull a fast one, unless they are for a trusted brand. “If you’re promoting a brand ..read more..
Datamoshing is the act of removing and/or replacing the I-frames (delta keyframes) and/or P-frames from a compressed video datastream causing the playback image and motion-vector data to distort with unpredictable & glitched outcome, resulting in trippy, LSD-like visuals. Yung Jake is a very interesting artist working with this technique http://yungjake.tumblr.com/: In our post of the 2nd ..read more..