A new Google application enables us to trace people via a Google account on their smartphone. By installing Google Latitude you can always see where your friends are and what they are up to. The movie above is a stunt using Google Latitude done by some guys in San Francisco.
Some days ago Aram Bartholl from F.A.T. (Free Art & Technology) Lab organized the third edition of ‘Speed Show’ in the west of Amsterdam. Speed Show is an ad-hoc net art exhibition which turns a random Internet cafe into a very temporary gallery.Read more →
The work of the famous Improv Everywhere group is now captured in a book and has become mature as a new form of performance art. The book ‘Causing a Scene’ reports about eight years of street improvs around the world, done by Charlie Todd and Alex Scordelis. Some videos of these events have been viewed…Read more →
A new smartphone application developed by Sense Networks tells you where to find the most crowded spots at a specific moment. Nice for deciding where to go out, or maybe where not to. Citysense is an innovative mobile application for real-time nightlife discovery and social navigation, answering the question: “Where is everybody going right now?”Read more →
We have some good news for those urban farmer types that don’t like dirty hands. Springwise reports about Farmhopping, a Bulgarian online platform that enables wannabe farmers to indulge their farming ambitions remotely, right from their lazy chair. The new online service aims to connect virtual farmers to ‘real’ farmers all around the world.Read more →