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Entries from June 30th, 2005

Cardboard Computer & Interactive CD Packaging

June 30th, 2005 1 Comment

This is one of the most amazing things I’ve seen (today) . . . . a functioning computer made of cardboard . . . and a USB CD cover . . . very cool art projects. Check out Matthew Falla.

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Art of Science

June 28th, 2005 Comments Off on Art of Science

Some amazing scientific art at Princeton where a new annual competition has been set up.

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Media art from Sonar 2005

June 25th, 2005 Comments Off on Media art from Sonar 2005

I’ve been in Spain for the past week running a stand at Sonar 2005, the annual festival of ‘advanced music and multimedia arts’, where I was promoting Australian electronic music etc. They had some excellent displays of recent net and media art around the theme of landscapes and datascapes . . . . and here […]

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Magpie

June 18th, 2005 2 Comments

Magpie is an experimental tool for interacting with semantic web pages – it enables users to explore relationships and knowledge about interesting concepts found on a web page. Find out more and download Magpie for Mozilla or IE (yuk) This is the kind of thing we could really use as part of the delivery of […]

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web postcard

June 8th, 2005 Comments Off on web postcard

Museum of Canada has a web public program where a postcard of museum collection object can be sent with message. very simple. I had been vagulely working on a revamped free after admission soundhouse program with a similar outcome, though not web delivered. Rather visitors make postcard (actually a small quicktime movie) in soundhouse and […]

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web postcard

June 8th, 2005 Comments Off on web postcard

Museum of Canada has a web public program where a postcard of museum collection object can be sent with message. very simple. I had been vagulely working on a revamped free after admission soundhouse program with a similar outcome, though not web delivered. Rather visitors make postcard (actually a small quicktime movie) in soundhouse and […]

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seriously cool new screen technology

June 7th, 2005 Comments Off on seriously cool new screen technology

Sony computer science lab doing some crazy stuff. Hard to describe really, but if you have a look at the video, im sure you will agree its big and its going to change the way we interact with computers.. Check it

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