Category Archives: technology


New Saturn Image Revealed by NASA – 128


Works of Philipp Schaerer 122

TEDxUofM – Sam Valenti IV – The Ecstatic Fringe 121

TEDxUofM took place April 10th, 2010, at the Biomedical Science Research Building at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Sam Valenti IV is the founder of Ghostly International, home to two of America’s finest independent record labels, Ghostly and Spectral Sound. The Michigan based company has carefully built a reputation for artistic quality and innovation […]

Virtual Reality Interface – Michael Jantzen 061

  As part of his ongoing personal design research that has explored alternative ways of thinking about the built environment, Michael Jantzen has created the project called “Virtual Reality Interface”. “Virtual Reality Interface” was inspired by recent advancements in electronic visual information creation and presentation technologies. These technologies will soon enable a person to see […]

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X-Lab 048

October 26, 2010 – January 29, 2011. Announcing, X-Lab, a platform for opening Eyebeam’s process to the public. X-Lab shares the thinking and techniques behind the work-in-progress of our fellows and residents through workshops and presentations, while also looking critically at experimental lab models around the world. The artists, engineers, hackers, and program staff working […]

Visual jazz improvisation 034

a novel data visualization technique for representing music that shows the ‘signature patterns’ of a jazz musician’s improvisational style. the visualization conveys ‘melodic landscapes’ (the general contours of musical phrasing) & ‘harmonic palettes’ (a musician’s tendency to use a particular combination of notes in a given part of the song). the visualizations illustrate the contrasting […]

John Whitney Catalog 1961 028

John Whitney’s demo reel of work created with his analog computer/film camera magic machine he built from a WWII anti-aircraft gun sight. Also Whitney and the techniques he developed with this machine were what inspired Douglas Trumbull (special fx wizard) to use the slit scan technique on 2001: A Space Odyssey The analogue computer Whitney […]

World’s biggest tent offers escape from Kazakhstan’s big chill 024

The world’s largest tent opened in Kazakhstan this week, soaring up 150m to crown the skyline of Central Asia’s newest capital. The Khan Shatyr, a 100,000 sq metre complex designed by Lord Foster, holds a city within a city, with shops and restaurants, cinemas, water park, botanical garden, mini-golf course, and a monorail. The aim […]

3ds Max Tutorial: Bridging Forms/ Perforated Form 010