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Archive 7/2008
Because it's Friday...

And this blog is having holidays for two weeks... there is too much to do and see to sit in front of the screen all day. Byebye.
Comments (0) Music 23.07.2008

Laurence just showed me this nice new website for BBH:
Comments (0) Interactive 22.07.2008
Signers Koffer

Just recently talked about this, then seen on Swiss Miss: "Signers Koffer", by Roman Signer. For non-swiss people it might be a bit strange, but if you're Swiss, this is really heart-touching. The revolution against the old Swiss establishment and its values, done in a very precise Swiss way.
Comments (0) Art 21.07.2008
Dipping Duck Orchestra

Eight dipping ducks and their drinking glasses are wired up to the eight notes of a modified keyboard. Each time a duck tips down and touches the water to drink, the circuit is completed and a sound is produced. By Kitty Clarc via Vvork.
Comments (0) Art 20.07.2008

Waiming just published an interview with cyber femme Sputniko for Shift Magazine. Read the interview here.
Comments (0) Interactive 19.07.2008
3D drawing

"The four FRONT members have developed a method to materialise free hand sketches. They make it possible by using a unique method where two advanced techniques are combined. Pen strokes made in the air are recorded with Motion Capture and become 3D digital files; these are then materialized through Rapid Prototyping into real pieces of furniture."

Via Today and Tomorrow
Comments (0) Engineering 18.07.2008
House of Cards
House of Cards

Unbelievable, they did it again. Radiohead's new video is just breaking once again the conventions of music video making. Instead of cameras, they used 3D scanners, resulting a full 3D music video! Also have a look at the making. If your computer is struggling, see the normal video here.

Via Nick, again.
Comments (0) Film 16.07.2008
Responding metal plate

By Swiss blood Roman Haefli.
Comments (0) Engineering 16.07.2008
Maoists in Nepal
Maoists in Nepal

In 2005, Jonas Bendiksen went to Nepal to photograph Nepal's Maoists rebels. Lodged in their mountain safe areas, they had already fought a decade long insurgency against the Kathmandu-based establishment.
Comments (0) Society 15.07.2008

Lovely. Via Nick.
Comments (0) Film 14.07.2008
Manzanita Leaf
Manzanita Leaf

Rob Herr has pictured the life cycle of the Manazatia leaf.
Via Max.
Comments (1) Environment 12.07.2008
Christoph Fischer
Christoph Fischer

Christoph Fischer about Robert Walser.
Comments (0) Illustration 11.07.2008

The marvelous adventures of Octocat, trying to find its parents - by Randy Peters.
Comments (0) Film 09.07.2008

This project from tha, founded by digital hero Yugo Nakamura in Tokyo, is reflecting the life of the citizen of the Mitsui realestate. It's very similar to a project we're working on and again... a great inspiration:
Comments (0) Interactive 08.07.2008

Art+Com developed this installation, build with 714 suspended metal balls, for the BMW Mueseum in Munich.
Comments (0) Engineering 07.07.2008
Swiss Trains
Swiss Trains

Taking google maps and Swiss precision infatuation to a next level... On you can track all Swiss trains in real time.
Comments (0) Interactive 02.07.2008
Touched Echo

"The visitors of the Brühl's Terrace (Dresden, Germany) are taken back in time to the night of the terrible air raid on 13th February 1945. In their role as a performer they put themselves into the place of the people who shut their ears away from the noise of the explosions. While leaning on the balustrade the sound of airplanes and explosions is transmitted from the swinging balustrade through their arm directly into into the inner ear (bone conduction)." Outstanding work by Markus Kison.

Via Today And Tomorrow.
Comments (0) Interactive 01.07.2008
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