Could we envision that one day surveillance technology will have a role in healthcare? Could it provide some help in the fight against obesity? What would then be the potential uses (misuses?) of this data by others?
When no one needs him, the overworked Emergency Exit pictogram takes a well earned break
Is the grass really greener in your neighbour’s garden?
A toy train chasing sound, a hammer that reveals dormant sounds, a 5 arms turntable, and some wearable sound devices
Barking coats, hidden messages in the tablecloth, fermented dresses, sensitive shoes and sensual switches
I interviewed 5 artists (Paula Roush, Doria Fan, Joshua Klein, David Kousemaker and Meghan Trainor) as well as our favourite expert from Tokyo (Konomi Shin’ishi) about their experience with RFID technology
In January, the lab was opening its doors to present KiBu’s projects, get feedback on their work from visitors, drink hot chocolate and end the evening with performances.
Prototype toys to enhance our sensory range and feel like an animal, even as tiny as an ant or as big as a giraffe
Meet the artist who is hunting for moss bears, communicating with electric fish and combining woodworks and electronic music to create novel instruments and performances
The human animal has lost its natural instinct for the real dangers. This device will give cause a shiver to run down your spine. It makes your neck hair stand up and wakes the alert animal inside,
when you should fear what is around you.
Ticker Tape, an internet radio for people who suffer from Euphobia, “a persistent, abnormal and unwanted fear of hearing good news”
Knitting for electronic devices and people suffering from electromagnetic hypersensitivity
Graham Pullin currently leads second and third year projects on the Interactive Media Design programme, in Dundee. He is responsible for some rather unconventional Social Mobile handsets and the mysterious Museum of Lost Interactions
When technologies merge with the body, they redefine its material and functional properties. As the human anatomy gains technological capabilities, where does the body end and the machine begin?
Meet the hamster that plays cards with the family, the t-shirts that sweats, the singing flower pot and other projects that reflect on the definition of life.
Today being Toys Day on the blog, let me introduce you to Plushie. This really neat system, created […]
Making Things Talk: Practical Methods for Connecting Physical Objects, by Tom Igoe (whom i interviewed over a year […]
Kitchen Budapest is a brand new media lab for researchers who are not only interested in the convergence […]
Do you want to replace the existing normal?, a collaboration between Fiona Raby, Anthony Dunne and Michael Anastassiades, […]
Time for a lazy post. Bra Trainer is a fictional teaching aid designed by Noam Toran to instruct […]
When Ingeborg van Lieshout from Bright magazine told me that she had a list of talented young graduates […]
Mouna Andraos was showing her Power Cart in the streets of Williamsburg (Brooklyn) yesterday, offering alternative power to […]
Jean-Baptiste Labrune recently pointed me to this excellent overview of “Walking as art.” Here’s a new project to […]
Will Work For Food is a project about labour and barter economy. The bread earner is a robot […]
I just realized today that although my stay in Zurich for the Digital Art Weeks last month was […]
Yop! Another quick one from the RCA exhibition. The Octopulse is a cute “alien bagpipe” that allows you […]
Another project from the RCA Great Exhibition. 90% of children between the age of 8 to 16 years […]
More projects seen at the RCA Summer Show. Chris Hand has made a fascinating object called 139,590 Devices […]
Thought that nothing can beat the Hulger? The Strijk-O-Foon (which i’d roughly translate as Iron-O-Phone) works only for […]
Andrew Doro and Pravin Sathe are working on a series of everyday items that deal with the life […]
nOtbOt, by Walter Langelaar, is a self-playing videogame. Viewers who try to get hold of the controller can […]
The Science of Spying, an exhibition currently running at the Science Museum in London. Part 1 of my […]
While i was in London last week, Fiona Romeo gave me a tour of The Science of Spying, […]
I can’t say that i’ve been extremely excited by what i saw at Designmai this week (except the […]
Now i’m back home, i can finally sum up some mental strength and blog the rough notes i […]
Martin Pichlmair‘s presentation of TRATTI – A Noise Maker for Children at the Mobile Music Workshop. I blogged […]
We had 3 yesterday: TokTek, alias Tom Verbruggen, The HandyDandy and Cathy van Eck’s Hearing Sirens. The Handydandy […]
This Device is For You is a series of accessories that examine the way we relate to ourselves […]