Category "i heart"
Photographer Christine Osinski’s new book Summer Days Staten Island, features a visual tale of the summer she spent documenting young people in early 1980s Staten Island. The result of her inherent kindredness with the Staten Island residents makes for a stunningly bittersweet rip in time. Read More
“Hanging up on annoying telemarketers is the easiest way to deal with them, but that just sends their autodialers onto the next unfortunate victim. Roger Anderson decided that telemarketers deserved a crueler fate, so he programmed an artificially intelligent bot that keeps them on the line for as long as possible.
Anderson, who works in the telecom industry and has a better understanding of how telemarketing call-in techniques work than most, first created a call-answering robot that tricked autodialers into thinking there was an actual person answering the phone. So instead of the machine automatically hanging up after ten seconds, a simple pre-recorded “hello?, hello?” message would have the call sent to a telemarketer who would waste a few precious moments until they realized there really wasn’t anyone there.”
No Man’s Sky is a science-fiction game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated universe.
This is a collaboration developed by elevenplay×Rhizomatiks who has been the pursuing possibilities of relationship and interaction between the body and technology by interacting with a variety of hardware and devices such as robot arms and motor-controlled floating balls. In this new work, objects are arranged three-dimensionally in real space through a tracking technology and drone control system, and the work, in which dancers give performances, has been presented so as to find the possibility of a new bodily expression.
Dojo Rising – Cloud Control
Bizarre video for Dojo Rising off the new album Dream Cave from Australia’s Cloud Control. Catchy tune + strange revenge tale + creepy clowns = win.
I wrote a book in twitter on storytelling & design based on a course I teach at Columbia University. Written in tweets and available in 140 limited edition hardcover copies the project is an experiment in scarcity & abundance. Read More