Link: “The Weirdest Thing at Sochi? Your Face on a Giant Screen of Morphing Pistons”
“One of the most impressive spectacles visitors can find at the Sochi games this month doesn’t have anything to do with sports at all. It’s their own face, over 20 feet tall, rendered on a giant morphing wall at the entrance to Olympic Park.” Von Kyle VanHemert (@kvanhemert) > Weiter bei Wired
Link: “Flexible Glass Could Make Tablets Lighter and Solar Power Cheaper”
“Researchers at the U.S. government’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have built flexible solar cells using a thin and pliable kind of glass from Corning, the company that makes the glass that covers iPhone screens. The new solar cells could make rooftop solar power far cheaper.” Von Kevin Bullis > Weiter bei MIT Technology Review
Link: “News: News Corp New Corporate Logo”
“The old logo was a graphic manifestation of all we thought was wrong and evil with News Corp, the kind of logo that would be created as a prop for a villain in a Hollywood movie: globe-ish, blue, ambiguous, engulfing. Ugly. The new logo is or, at least attempts to be, all the contrary — human, personal, warm, accessible [...].” Von Armin Vit > Weiter bei BrandNew
Neue Gegenwart® Contemporary
Bis zum 04. August 2013 zeigt Neue Gegenwart® Contemporary
Werke des deutschen Fotografen Stephan Tillmans.
Link: How far mobile phones have come in the past 31 years [...]
Neue Gegenwart Contemporary
Bis zum 27. Januar 2013 zeigt Neue Gegenwart Contemporary Werke des belgischen Fotografen Bert Danckaert.
BERT DANCKAERT: Simple Present
Link: “Scanning Your Home With Kinect Could Improve 3-D Robot Vision”
“Seeking a way to crowdsource better computer vision, roboticists have launched a website that allows users to record pieces of their environments in 3-D with a Kinect camera.” Von Dave Mosher > Weiter bei Wired Science