The Doors to the Doomsday Vault Are Opening

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Due to ongoing devastation from the Syrian Civil War, the first request for withdrawal of seeds suited for dry regions has been made to the Global Seed Vault on the arctic Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.

Chapa Tu Choro

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No longer plagued by slow dial-up connections, vigilante justice is going viral in Peru.

Navigating With Elders

Google Dad Directions

Minimal Observations

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The Video Recording Cap is fashionably inconspicuous.

Video Meditation for Computer Driven Humans

Pop the headphones on, hit the full screen button and breathe.

Binary breathing exercises by Sasha Gransjean.

Putting the ‘Bom Chicka Wah Wah’ Back into Your Home Videos

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VHS Camcorder

Project Sunroof

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Google’s going after that big power plant in the sky.

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Futuristic Gambling Fantasies, A Reality

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Once underground, Drone Racing is getting the financial backing to become an odds-on favorite to succeed in the mainstream.

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Wayne Fromm, International Selfie God

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Meet the Canadian inventor who filed the 2005 US patent for an “Apparatus for supporting a camera and method for using the apparatus,” aka the “selfie stick.”

Fields of Clean

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Japan is planning to turn its numerous abandoned golf courses into solar power farms.

Build Your Own Graffiti Drone

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KATSU’s high-flying vandalizer ICARUS ONE goes open-source.

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“Penguins Mirror” (2015)

by Daniel Rozin

“Penguins Mirror” is an installation scattered on the floor and comprised of 450 motorized stuffed animals. Reductive in palette, yet baroque in behavior, it performs an absurdly homogeneous system of movement. Playing with the compositional possibilities of black and white, each penguin turns from side to side and responds to the presence of an audience. As they perform, the penguins’ collective intelligence is puzzling, yet somehow familiar, as the plush toys enact a precise choreography rooted in geometry.

On view at bitforms gallery through July 1, 2015

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