“The world-sized web will change everything,” he [Bruce Schneier] said. “It will cause more real-world consequences, has fewer off switches, and gives more power to the powerful. It’s less being designed than created and it’s coming with no forethought or planning. And most people are unaware that it’s coming.” (source accessed 8.3.2016)
We are told our lives are too fast, subject to the accelerating demand that we innovate more, work more, enjoy more, produce more, and consume more. That’s one familiar story. Another, stranger, story is told here: of those who think we haven’t gone fast enough. Instead of rejecting the increasing tempo of capitalist production they […]
Scientists at IBM Research have created by far the most advanced neuromorphic (brain-like) computer chip to date. The chip, called TrueNorth, consists of 1 million programmable neurons and 256 million programmable synapses across 4096 individual neurosynaptic cores. Built on Samsung’s 28nm process and with a monstrous transistor count of 5.4 billion, this is one of […]
Internet machine is a multi-screen film about the invisible infrastructures of the internet. The film reveals the hidden materiality of our data by exploring some of the machines through which ‘the cloud’ is transmitted and transformed. Internet machine (trailer) from Timo on Vimeo.
(source accessed 7 Jul 2014)
All That Is Solid Melts into Air is an academic text written by Marshall Berman between 1971 and 1981, and published in New York in 1982. The book examines social and economic modernization and its conflicting relationship with modernism. The title of the book is taken from the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich […]
In the future corn will compete with cotton for investment. As seen in Gatwick airport on December 2013.
List of mergers and acquisitions by Google Number Acquisition date Company Business 1 February 12, 2001 Deja Usenet 2 September 20, 2001 Outride Web search engine 3 February 2003 Pyra Labs Weblog software 4 April 2003 Neotonic Software Customer relationship management 5 April 2003 Applied Semantics Online advertising 6 September 30, 2003 Kaltix Web […]
Centuries old question explained just in a few seconds. We thank Matias Duarte for such concise approach to telling design from art. To produce this video the following constraints where put into effect. Same clip plays three times consecutively with each loop being half the speed of the previous one.