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.
Artist, designer and educator Christian Nold recently launched a free book in which he has brough together a collection of essays from artists, designers, psychogeographers, cultural researchers, futurologists and neuroscientists, to explore the political, social and cultural implications of visulising intimate biometric data and emotional experiences using technology. The book called ‘Emotional Cartography – Technologies…Read more →
Do your part! Greenify your PC! AOL provides a new Green Toolbar that saves the planet and your wallet, aiming to contribute to the environment by saving energy through changing computer settings. As the number of computers in de the world is exponentially increasing, the environmental effects of our collective digital lifestyle does so too,…Read more →
Last Thursday, Samsung introduced a large-scale commercial 3D Outdoor projection at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, to promote their new 3D screen technology. The audience was able to view the addition of a new visual dimension on the facade of the historic building. On the adjacent square, visitors were able to try out the…Read more →
A team of scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have designed a robotic system that enables the rapid establishment of a pop-up Wi-Fi network. Using flying micro-robots grouped in a swarm, wireless networks can be instantly set up at places all over the globe. After serious catastrophes such as earthquakes and floods, communication infrastructure is often demolished, which complicates the work of emergency teams dramatically. This invention can help emergency teams to communicate quickly in response to disasters.Read more →