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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

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

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

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

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

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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