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  • Elbow cassette player for the nostalgic

  • Take all your old cassettes and revive them with the Elbow cassette player, a smart tool designed for the nostalgic who suddenly turned high tech. Elbow is a device reduced to its core, allowing the user to directly appreciate the mechanical motion of an audio tape. In a way, is like if the cassette played itself. [...]
  • Open call: one week left for Detroit Dlectricity

  • After three years, the city of Detroit turns on the lights on Detroit Dlectricity 2017, a major light-based art and technology festival. The open call is still open: one week left to get your applications submitted. The previous editions in 2012 and 2014 featured over 35 world-renowned and emerging artists whose cutt[...]
  • 12 Alternative building bricks

  • If you're up for a new construction project, take a look at these alternative building bricks that contribute to sustainability with good performances and aesthetics. They use materials such as earth, clay, glass, metal, waste components and even paper. In times of overpopulation and ecodangers, it is desirable to [...]
  • STARTS prize call for proposals

  • The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a double prize –  €20,000 each – to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a n[...]
  • Robot Life Survey

  • What might the first western explorer have thought upon encountering whales, flamingos and iguanas? What would have they thought of these strange near-fantastical creatures? What is it like for 21st-century people to encounter robots for the first time? Are they friend or foe? Where do they come from and what control[...]
  • Bendable concrete

  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) scientists have invented a new type of concrete called ConFlexPave that is bendable yet stronger and longer lasting than regular concrete – which is heavy, brittle and breaks under tension. "The key breakthrough was understanding how the components of the bendable conc[...]
  • WASP: 3D earth house

  • “We’re happy to show how two men and a machine can easily build a cozy 3D earth shelter in a very short amount of time, with extremely low expenses”. Massimo Moretti, founder of WASP and creator of the Shamballa Technology Parc in Ravenna, Italy, put a 12 meters high BigDelta 3D printer into service for earth archi[...]
  • Solar Impulse makes it real

  • With 40,000 km only powered by solar energy from Abu Dhabi, the departure and arrival Host City, to Oman, India, Myanmar, China, Japan, U.S.A, back to Europe and Abu Dhabi. Solar Impulse 2 did what no airplane has ever done before: fly days and nights without using any fuel to cross oceans from one continent to the[...]
  • Pokemoning the city

  • No more playing, "Gotta catch 'em all" has become something serious. The one true pop-topic of the moment raises multiple questions on how the urban space will be lived and perceived in the future. Already downloaded by myriads of fans, Pokemon Go is delivering easy-to-use augmented reality to a vast public, remar[...]
  • Eladio Dieste: what is development?

  • Eladio Dieste was born in Uruguay in 1917. He has been a champion of the need to develop appropriate technologies, without limitations or barriers to professional achievement. Instead of adopting solutions foreign to this environment and contrary to local needs and resources, we should accept the challenge of searching[...]
  • Complessità - a human at the mercy of complexity

  • Complessità (/komplessi?ta/ Italian, Complexity) is a performance, conceived by Italian designer and digital artist Enrica Beccalli, that is a journey into the beauty of complexity and our role within it. The performer is at the mercy of complexity thanks to a wearable device that affects his movements by modifying h[...]
  • Seaboard RISE: Making music in more dimensions

  • The multidimensional Seaboard RISE lets you control sound through five dimensions of touch; Strike, Press, Glide, Slide and Lift. It moves far beyond the expressive limitations of a standard keyboard, opening up new ways to make and shape music through intuitive gestures. A revolutionary interface _ Pliable, pressur[...]