Author: Jurrian

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Bare necessities

According to a research by JWT AnxietyIndex the changing mediascape is upon us. Do to the recession people are forced to validate their luxuries and it turned out that teens and twentysomethings are willing to cut back on a lot of things, except on the internet connection and mobile phone.  Within their mediascape these are more important then traditional entertainment. Connectivity is entertainment.

Via: We Are Organized Chaos.


Logo landscape

As you walk through the corporate jungle you notice that it is a hectic place, but sometimes it can be quiet and peaceful. Then you’ll see pumas next to crocodiles and bunny chasing raging bulls.

Helmut Smits (2005) -landscape


As smart as mice.

When you think of solving mazes, you think of mice. Mice have been use to do science for ages. In turns out that mice are not the only beings that can solve a maze. In fact you don’t have to be intelligent at all. Even these polymers can do it. By reacting on the difference in pH levels in the fluid the polymers are able to find their way out of the maze (video).

The project was conducted by the Self assembly and addaptive systems group at Nothwestern University.



With this project, Nadeem Haidary is trying to make life’s facts more tangible by creating products that tell you facts and statistics about the context that the item is designed for. In this example of information decoration, digital information is placed back into the physical world. More examples at Nadeem Haidary.


USB Finger

No this isn’t photoshopped. After a motor accident Finish hacker Jerry Jalava decided not to use a normal prosthesis and felt that a prosthesis usb memory stick would enhance his life. Maybe this is how cyborgs will emerge; not because of a medical necessity, but by choice. May be it is the actual first case of Metalosis Maligna?