Category Archives: Reference

Google Web Labs: Data Tracer

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The immortal jellyfish image lives in Denver. Nice to see the pathway drawn between my location and the image. Not sure what the geometric terrain signifies. Clever & smart project. Love to see virtual across-the-world activity reflected on real-worlds, such as the universal orchestra project. … Read More

“Emotional” Fake Fur

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‘Smart Fur’ Lets Robo-Pets Read Owners’ Emotions This sounds like a fun idea, but I’d like to know how the interaction was designed. How are the emotions being read? How are the emotions being translated into gestures of touch? And then, how is this manifest … Read More

Layar iPhone App

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At the ISEA Istanbul International Symposium n Electronic Art this past September, I participated in a simple Augmented Reality workshop in which we using the iPhone app, Layar. Being automated, the app is easy to use, but navigating through pre-existing tours through the city, imagery … Read More

Microscopic Smart Phone Stop-motion by Aardman

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“The film, which was created by animators at Aardman Animations in the UK, is a celebration of a new technology that goes beyond entertainment. The film was shot with a Nokia N8 smartphone 12-megapixel camera attached to a 50x magnification microscope called CellScope. Invented by … Read More

Pixel Form — Neural Network Sculpture

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Brooklyn baseded artist, Phillip Stearns (AKA Pixel Form), creates high-low tech physical computing, sound sculpture installations, often featuring physical imagery reminiscent of old-school cybernetics diagrams modeled after neural networks. I love it!

DECONcert1 – Regenerative Brainwave Music

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Group eeg concert orchestrated by James Fung, while working as a student in Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto’s  EyeTap Personal Imaging Lab. Link to a video of the performance Link to Abstract of the evolution of the project (from one-space performances to those … Read More

Folksy Visual Brain Map

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I love the simple naivety of this “scientific illustration”, taken from the Brain Museum website.  Science Viz can be sketchy & stylized. This diagram indicates that the circuits of the brain have evolved to extract (from the great complex flux of energies that course through … Read More

Global Mind Project

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Global Mind Project recently presented a public art performance based on the Emotiv headset, which is one of the systems I am considering working with. The presentation was at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia on January 10th. ABC (the Australian public broadcaster) posted this story. … Read More

Zimoun – Elegant documentation – simple hardware sweet-nothings

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Zimoun : Sound Sculptures & Installations | Compilation Video V1.6 from ZIMOUN VIDEO ARCHIVE on Vimeo. Had to repost this from Lauren’s site because it is some of the most gorgeous documentation (and simple, beautiful work) I have ever seen!

Some more LED work…

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oh, the Germans…