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
The ‘ Quantum Parallelograph ‘, designed by Patrick Stevenson-Keating, is a bizarre medical-looking white device made to translate our invisible inner workings into various languages interpreted by industry experts. The information produced →
Univ Of Minnesota Press, English, 320 pages, 2010, ISBN: 978-0816667406
For networked societies, emergent intelligence and swarms have taken on important explanatory power in terms of highly distributed modes of →
At first glance the work “Untiled Faces” by Nathan Selikoff looks like a primitive videogame, a veteran of the ’70s games room. By interacting with its toggle switches, however, one senses that what →
In the darkness our sense of place, space and time diminish and we are as lost as we are free to navigate. We are like particles adrift and while we may not require darkness →
Routledge, ISBN-13: 978-0415996969, 248 pages, February 9, 2010, English
How technologies are shaping and affecting our body has been often discussed in terms of “representation” and identity. Eve Shapiro is a sociologist researching →
Eternal Summer Storm is the first experiment proposed by Choy Ka Fai within the framework of the Prospectus for a Future Body: an ambitious project whose goal, according to the →
Check the ISEA2010 photo set here (140 pictures).
The 2010 edition of the “nomadic” ISEA (International Symposium on Electronic Art) was even more nomadic this year, traveling through three cities: Essen, Dortmund (where the core →
The MIT Press, ISBN-13: 978-0262013727, 2010, English, U.S.A.
There’s an ethereal legacy between the nineteenth century (most of it was the so called Victorian era), science and technological innovation and the →
Springer Verlag, Austria, English, ISBN-13: 978-3211781609
The laboratory as an atelier: this seems to be one of the paradigms of art and science. “Art” and “science” are two terms that have been →
The basic mechanisms of artificial intelligence are still around, probably because there are still few real applications able to make a user think that a machine has some kind of “intelligence”. So “organic” qualities →