Minority Report comes closer… Three huge screens at Birmingham New Street railway station are scanning passers-by and play advertisements accordingly. http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/new-street-station-advertising-screens-9920400
Offline – Online Publishing: The Love for Print in an Age of Electronic Media is a conference on the paper/pixel dual and controversial relationship. It’s scheduled for the 19th of January (today), at the De Balie (Amsterdam), and it’ll try to investigate the indipendent magazine culture and its huge potential, once that it’ll be able to exploit once again the current and upcoming digital technologies, maintaining its peculiar ‘love for print’ perspective. The conference will be webcasted and will be moderated by Nat Muller, hosting the Mute magazine co-editor Simon Worthington, the Documenta 12 Magazines Project chief and Springerin editor-in-chief Georg Schoellhammer, Arie Altena, media theorist at Jan van Eyck Academy and Alessandro Ludovico, editor in chief of Neural magazine.