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Interactive Crystals React to Light and Sound

It seems the near future of technology will be all about how it interacts with the humans it serves. Cars which can drive you where you want to go without touching the wheel; computers which search the web without lifting ...
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Swiss Designer Creates Gigantic Interactive Guestbook

Do you have a message you’d like to share? Swiss designer Thiabault Brevet has designed and programmed an over-sized forum that writes out anonymous user-submitted messages to engage the visitors of his show. The Grand-Central message board began as his ...
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In Order to Control: Typography Shadows

It’s a strange experience when you see your shadow and it doesn’t match up with reality… especially when it’s made of bright, moving text. That’s the experience visitors to the Freemote Arts and Co-Creation Festival were treated to in Utrecht, ...
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Modifying Social Behavior With Wild Benches

Public space is a funny thing. People mostly seem to be avoiding each other or trying to make some form of meaningful contact… often, paradoxically, at the same time. The park bench is a perfect example of this — one ...
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A Nearly Life-Sized Los Angeles Made of Cardboard

Los Angeles is a city of colorful extremes: at once a exotic star filled architectural playground and sprawling urban jungle of low-slung suburbia. Taking her cues from the less opulent spots in the city, artist Ana Serrano has created a ...