Archive for January, 2011
The Ghost Town project was started the day Google Street View launched in Germany, in late 2010, by Arne Huebner, Daniel Stäbler, Chris Heller and Theo Seeman. Germany blocked Street view for a very long time, and when it was finally allowed, most of the buildings were blurred to protect the inhabitants privacy. Shocked by […]
pixelgrain: over 2000 submissions!
The beginning of the new year marked the 2000th submission to the web project, pixelgrain. Currently there are 145 contributors who have submitted over 2000 images and videos, and the number is growing each day! pixelgrain is a collaborative online repository of documents connected to the iconic Canadian prairie grain elevator. By systematically documenting and […]
Written Images: programmed digital art book
Created in collaboration with more than 70 media artists and developers from across the world, Written Images is the first of its kind. A ‘programmed book’, continuously regenerated for the digital printing process, offering each reader a unique experience. Support Written Images on Kickstarter and get a book from the first limited edition Written Images […]
‘Toylets’ game consoles in Japanese urinals
Sega has announced that it’s testing consoles called “Toylets” in urinals around Tokyo, which asks the user to strategically vary the strength and location of his urine stream to play a series of games. Each urinal is installed with a pressure sensor and an LCD screen is mounted on the wall above, which lets you […]