the internet is no longer a concern
Brain Implants Could Help Alzheimer’s and Others... →
Blogger Who Quit The Internet For A Year Had A... →
parislemon: Yours truly, a year ago writing about Paul Miller’s decision to “quit” the internet for a year: In my month away from email, I didn’t miss it at all. Not for one second. Unfortunately, it’s a necessary evil of the modern world. But the internet is different. My guess is that in his year away, Miller will come to realize more and more that the internet is nothing if not one of the...
Zinc Oxide Nanowires Transistors Can Be... →
Your Body Does Not Want to Be an Interface | MIT... →
Have you heard that Google Glass will let you snap photos by winking? Why that’s still going to feel weird. last one maybe
New Techniques from Google and Ray Kurzweil Are... →
With massive amounts of computational power, machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time. Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart.
Researchers Develop a Cheap Way to Turn Any LCD... →
Electromagnetic interference can turn a plain LCD into a touch screen on the cheap.
this is your brain on ebooks →
“This, for me at least, is an uncanny valley that cannot be crossed. Paper and ink cannot be virtualized to my satisfaction, and it’s an article of faith for me (until the science proves me wrong) that the benefits of paper reading cannot be replicated.”
On Facebook, we are perpetually in beta. We don’t reveal a pre-existing self but...– From Facebook in the Age of Facebook, by Rob Horning at The New Inquiry. (via spauloetc)
Immaterial Labour, by Maurizio Lazzarato [Essay] →
thenewobjective: Essential reading from the Italian theorist Maurizio Lazzaratto, long based in France. Must rethink our categories. One reason why decrying outsourcing gets us nowhere. (We still produce as much as ever, for the record. And protectionism only works for young nations incubating a domestic market.) Immaterial labour helps us rethink the transformation of labour markets, and...
Strongbow claims to have created the world’s very first digital bottle top with...– Strongbow: The World’s First Digital Bottle Cap i mean, this looks cool? but the video doesn’t really explain how it works exactly… (via yourbrandisshowing)
95 megapixel image of 620 centimeters of...
prostheticknowledge: Embed above is interactive and zoomable - via @blprnt
It will sometimes happen that your individual identity will disappear, and the...– Charles Baudelaire, “Artificial Paradise (Les Paradis Artificiels)” (1860)
cashcrab: a chestpiece that is a screencap of a google search bar that says “the world is a vampire lyrics” and a cursor over the “i’m feeling lucky” button
Computer technology has far to go to duplicate the spirit and excitement of art....– Gerald Oster, Optical Art (1965)
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landscape abbreviated Nova Jiang