Month: April 2017

What Is Tech’s Next Big Thing? Life After the Smartphone

In June of 2007, Steve Jobs and the iPhone changed the way that we interact and use our mobile devices. Nearly a decade later, the technology has advanced, and early models of “smartphones” are hardly recognizable when compared to today’s sleek, streamlined devices. The smartphone catapulted us into a tech revolution. Smart tech quickly became available and accessible to everyone. Now what’s next?... READ MORE...

The Art of Flying a Drone

The word “drone” evokes many feelings in many people. In the news, drones are deadly weapons of mass destruction. Yet in the technical world, drones are the future and an enabler of better, and more affordable, modes of transportation. These tiny hovering objects are also an obsessive fascination for hobbyists, such as myself. Drones are no longer just a morbid object of war that only the government can control. Drones are now firmly entrenched in the consumer world, in businesses and at homes.... READ MORE...

The Fastest Website Builders in 2017

Lots of people today will be on the lookout for the Fastest Website Builders in 2017. Of course, there are different things to prioritize when it comes to choosing the best web builders. People need to make sure that they are high-quality in general and that they're going to get high-quality websites out of them. They also have to confirm that they will be easy enough to use in general, and not just easy to use under very specific circumstances. However, in a lot of cases, all of these qualities will go hand in hand.... READ MORE...

FACT and Arts@CERN announce hrm199 as the winner of COLLIDE International Award 2017

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) in Liverpool and Arts at CERN, the arts and science programme of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), are delighted to announce the studio platform hrm199, led by artist Haroon Mirza, as the winner of COLLIDE International Award 2017. COLLIDE is a major international artist residency programme created to challenge and transform the way art and science encounters are understood.... READ MORE...

Immune Nations – The Vaccine Project

Artists, researchers and policymakers highlight complexities surrounding global vaccination in . It is a speculative exhibition about the constructive role that art can play in global political discourse around life-saving vaccines. The exhibit will travel to UNAIDS headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to coincide with the World Health Assembly.... READ MORE...

Technologizing Throw-Away Culture

In January 2017, a group of artists and academics travelled through Kenya to examine the rise of cheap, throw-away quality electronics. They visited downtown shopping streets, rural markets, luxury shopping malls and wholesale traders to buy and document one of the cheapest electronics accessories: USB charging cables. This event will include a presentation of their archive of USB cables, video and photography artwork, and a panel discussion on the broader implications of the recent global proliferation of cheap electronics.... READ MORE...

OFFF Festival

From April 6 to 8, OFFF festival lands at the Barcelona Design Museum after having traveled through different cities in Belgium, Mexico, the United States, Russ... READ MORE...

(Italiano) EFFIMERA: Suoni, luci, visioni. Carlo Bernardini, Sarah Ciracì, Roberto Pugliese

(Italiano) Ha inaugurato sabato 18 marzo alle ore 18.00 al MATA di Modena una nuova edizione di Effimera – Suoni, luci, visioni, a cura di Fulvio Chimento e Luca Panaro e in collaborazione con la Galleria Civica di Modena, che quest'anno propone opere di Carlo Bernardini, Sarah Ciracì e Roberto Pugliese. La mostra è realizzata con il supporto di Coptip e del Gruppo Fotografico Grandangolo BFI.... READ MORE...
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