Fresh & New(er)

discussion of issues around digital media and museums by Seb Chan

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Entries from August 30th, 2005

Pests and Diseases Image Library (PaDIL)

August 30th, 2005 Comments Off on Pests and Diseases Image Library (PaDIL)

PaDIL (Pests and Diseases Image Library) is a image library that combines leading edge technology in light microscopy, digital imaging and image manipulation. It provides ‘virtual specimens’ of a type only previously possible using low-power scanning-electron microscopy to assist AQIS officers and other front-line entities to identify pest species which potentially threaten Australia’s ecosystem using […]


Roland TB303 & Amen Videos

August 29th, 2005 Comments Off on Roland TB303 & Amen Videos

Check these great little videos from Nate Harrison – Nate Harrison is an interdisciplinary artist working with electronic media. He has worked on projects and exhibited for The American Museum of Natural History, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Experience Music Project, Seattle, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, BIAS Sound Collective, Taiwan, […]


Sony & P2P

August 24th, 2005 Comments Off on Sony & P2P

It had to happen sooner or later. I’ve emailed my contacts at APRA to find their position on this. It will be fascinating to see how this evolves . . . . Sony & Playlouder private P2P


Google Print & The Role Of Libraries

August 13th, 2005 Comments Off on Google Print & The Role Of Libraries

Siva Vaidhyanathan on the recent Google Print u-turn. (more at . . . He rightly points out the difference between Google and public libraries . . . . I wish more libraries would push their rights under copyright. But corporations do not have the same leeway as libraries. Libraries work for us. Corporations […]


The kids are coming up from behind

August 5th, 2005 Comments Off on The kids are coming up from behind

This makes me feel very very old. Mobile phones meets myspace . . . . make your own media channel, share it, pour content into it from your camera phone, send GPS or triangulated position data from your phone cell. Rabble is here.


New Musical Interface

August 1st, 2005 Comments Off on New Musical Interface

Check this amazing interface from yamaha called the Tenori-On. It looks like a game of Go!