A sleek bookcase with an integrated marble bluetooth speaker. Designed by Claudio Larcher for Clique.
Inside the Strange New World of DIY Brain Stimulation by Greg Miller
Inspired by scientific studies, ordinary people are buying and building devices to send electrical current into their brains. Some say it has improved their memory and focus. Others have found relief from depression and chronic pain. But are they getting ahead of the science?
The human response to living in a world where everything happens now. Douglass Rushkoff makes the case for moving to the Caribbean.
Designed by Eleonora Trevisanutto for the Italian high-tech artisan company Parson, “Animals” is a line of video cameras housed inside playful creatures with the intention of reducing the intimidation factor of video surveillance. Now your kids will learn to love CCTV!
So you want to take a picture of somebody or something, but don’t have the balls to outright do it? The Peek-I is a tiny camera attachment for your smartphone that helps you discreetly enough accomplish whatever pervy picture goals you have.
By the end of 2014, El Hierro, the westernmost island in Spain’s Canary Island chain will be able to maintain a constant supply of electricity through wind and water power.
Mophie’s new power reserve lightning keeps some extra energy on your keychain.
By presenting the entire image in focus, the LYTRO ILLUM is a camera for photographers who want to explore more in a picture.
Developed by mathematicians at the University of Michigan, Entrain helps you shift your clock by altering “the timing of what your eyes and brain perceive as dawn and dusk.” So basically, it suggests a lighting schedule of when to get a lot of light, and when to get none. Try it out here
The Rip Curl Surf GPS is “The World’s First Surf GPS Watch” allowing its wearer to track waves ridden, top speed, and all of that other stuff that really shouldn’t matter out in the water.
“Ducati” is Cory Arcangel’s new edition for the ICA. The print was made on an old plotter machine using a software program devised to command motors to make a drawing of the racing bike. Even though it’s made by a robot, the print feels like it was hand drawn, with the only human touch actually being the color on the print, which is individually finished by Arcangel.
KATSU has always been at the forefront of pushing the limits of graffiti, and his latest project finally removes him physically from the act of painting, leaving the dirty work to the robots. By building out the hardware and developing the technology to allow a civilian drone to carry spray paint and in turn spray while flying, KATSU has made a graffiti drone. With the ability to get to spots previously inaccessible, the remote control vandal has opened up a new landscape for mark making. Now, not to be confined to limits of outdoor space, KATSU has—in true graffiti fashion—taken his new media tools of defacement indoors and created these 10 works now on display inside The Hole’s booth at the Silicon Valley Contemporary Art Fair.
Put the Healbe GoBe on your wrist, and it automatically tracks the calories you consume and burn.
An emoji recap of Season 3
Facebook and Internet.org are working together to develop solar powered internet drones that would fly at roughly 65,000 ft armed with lasers for communication between technology hubs (satellites, drones etc.)