Tether is a web application by Jono Brandel visualising a Plaid tune that can be influenced by the user, drawing a path (source code is free). http://tether.plaid.co.uk

A music video for the single Music Is Life by the Japanese band SOUR realised by designers Masashi Kawamura and Kota Iguchi, where animations are made with custom CDs used as a phenakistoscope, or as still images which appear to animate when rotating on a disc.


Brazilian activists hacks packages of World Cup figurines (figurines can be effective media, too) http://oglobo.globo.com/sociedade/ativistas-hackeiam-pacotes-de-figurinhas-da-copa-do-mundo-12523929

Human Error by Victoria Siemer aka Witchoria, Mac OS X notifications and warnings used for sentimental life https://www.behance.net/gallery/15086645/Human-Error-(Ongoing-Series-Updated-Weekly)

Is the Art World Starting to ‘Get’ Digital Art? Maybe but mostly the wrong one, judging from this article on Vice http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-art-world-is-starting-to-get-digital-art

Chinese Teens Have Found Remarkable High-Tech Ways To Cheat On Tests, hiding cameras and microphones in pen, shirts, glasses transmitting wirelessly.  http://www.businessinsider.com/high-tech-ways-to-cheat-2014-6?utm_content=bufferf6819&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

OpenXanadu, 54 years later a Xanadu online working demonstration of the original Ted Nelson hypertextual idea which precognised the World Wide Web http://xanadu.com/xanademos/MoeJusteOrigins.html

The DDS De Digitale Stad is going to resurrect for Amsterdam libraries, preserving an important online infrastructure from 1994. http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2014/0329/In-Amsterdam-web-archaeologists-excavate-a-digital-city

[openspace] wilderness, preserving abandoned blog posts. An artwork by Andrew Lyman which collects blog posts older than six years in a unified interface with abandoned places pictures with shifted colours. An overall reconstructive glitch.  http://www.openspacewilderness.com

Piratbyrån and Friends, celebrating freedom of digital sharing. Exhibition about Piratbyrån and its activities including the historical Pirate Bay at Furtherfield Gallery, London, opened just before Peter Sunde, one of the organisation founders has been arrested in southern Sweden. http://furtherfield.org/programmes/exhibition/piratbyran-and-friends

Iconic landscape with digital substitution, Eric Fleischauer, Universal Paramount, 2010, digital image, http://www.ericfleischauer.com/universalparamount.shtml