Articles in the Culture & Technology Category
Intel Corporation (not to be confused with the Tyrrell Corporation, but you would be forgiven – this was science fiction writer Phillip K Dick’s idea) have unveiled digital signage technology that recognising shoppers age and gender and automatically tailors advertising to the individual. Is this just the start of something…?
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The panicky predictions of the web turning us all into anti-social, procrastinating cyber slobs are quickly fading away as we spend more time reading, writing, interacting with, producing and sharing content than ever.
Is the line between consuming and producing blurring? Or even, could production be the new consumption?
An aerospace engineer and designer of some of NASA’s latest projects has jacked in his day job to explore the space between new media art and “super genius” technology.
Based from Eyebeam, a US based creative technology center, James Powderly and partner in pixel crime, Evan Roth are creating some very clever experiments in modern digital technology and urban creativity.
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Japan’s robot revolution has spread into sectors from health care, emergency services and even entered the home. Although ninety thousand dollars seems a bit too much to come home to fresh teppanyaki and a “welcome home” from a Cylon, compared against the cost of a full time carer this may well be an unavoidable reality to many.
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You know when digital has reached it’s culturally locked in status when the counter culture emerges. A far cry from the Luddite movement, steam punks embrace technology, at least in it’s antiquated, polished brass state….
When George Lucas’ merchandising machine is jumping on Stevenson’s rocket, you know the steam punk movement is chugging it’s way into the mainstream.
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