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Biomimicmarketing

Kiwi Juice Packaging

What you see is what you get – at least that is what you hope – with this biomimicked kiwinut juice packaging designed by Naoto Fukasawa. See also: Image consumption, Image consumption…

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Screen Saver

Ever wondered what happened to your old computer screen? At Monitex, a Grand Prairie, Texas recycler, workers strip picture tubes from used computer monitors. Tubes that work will be exported to a…

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Digital-Presence

Project Natal: You are the Cursor

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Today browsing and gaming is dominated by the shortcomings of machines, for machines simply do not know who is on the other end. Man needs to interact; therefore man needs to input. Buttons, keys, keyboards, arrows, joysticks, consoles, gun-triggers, tracker-balls and steering-wheels are indispensable. Until now…

Microsoft is making serious efforts to end that era and by doing so, giving a fledged answer to the Nintendo Wii. Project Natal is the codename for Microsofts new and revolutionary way of gaming; taking Xbox into the next generation. It lets you, the user, take full control of the games by simply moving around, jumping, punching and kicking or whatever you feel like doing.
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Fake-nature

Tweets go Bubble

Minsh is an underwater 3D navigable world where each fish represents a Twitter user. The concept behind this world is that the social behaviour of fish will represent what people are talking…

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Anthropomorphobia

KOBIAN Shows Emotion

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Meet KOBIAN, the humanoid robot that is not only able to walk about and interact with humans, but uses its entire body in addition to its facial expressions to display a full range of emotions.

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Popolate

Peculiar image of the week. Created by Janis Pönisch and Anne de Vries.…

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Digital-Presence

Miracle Banana Diet

The 150 people watching this Youtube-commercial right now, will copy the source and blog or twitter it forward because it diggs. 40 of them have remorse over the fact that it is…

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Where newspaper racks go to die

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These photos of disused newspaper racks in a San Francisco storage yard – taken March 13, 2009 by AP/Noah Berger – are pretty much all you need to know about the state of the industry. No one is buying, and it’s time to throw the old technology for distributing news away. Read more

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Get it out of Your Head

Talking about image consumption… Via scaryideas.com | Related: Some Kids Don’t Like Chicken | Banksy Pet Store  | Featherless Chicken | Confetti Chicken | FFR Image Consumption…

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Hightech Landscape

Discarded shells of computers and monitors float in a drainage canal in Accra, Ghana. Our peculiar image of the week was made by Peter Essick. Via National Geographic.…

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Augmented-Bodies

After the reboot, meet the Homo Evolutis

At this year’s TED conference, held in Long Beach California, Biotechnologist Juan Enriquez argued that even as mega-banks topple,  the big reboot is yet to come. It will come from science labs,…

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Boomeranged Metaphors

Games Become Jobs: Gold Farming in China

Chinese workers slaying monsters to earn gold for western consumers. It sounds surreal, but it is a far from virtual reality for the so-called ‘gold farmers’, who are working in 10-hour shifts to help players gain levels, and wealth, in online roleplaying games like World of Warcraft.

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