Light as a Medium

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Using light as a medium dates back to Man Rays Light Painting Photography in the 1930’s. You can find a good history of light painting here. One of my favorite contemporary light painting artist is Janne Parviainen who does an

MadSci Labs on FWA TV

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FWA is now running live streaming content from award winning content creators and agencies. We had our first slot on Monday, and we used it to stream out shots of our precious Makerbot 3D printer. While FWA TV is very

Touch Surfaces Galore

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Along with touch-based handheld electronics (iphone + tablets), larger multi-touch tables, displays and surfaces have grown in popularity over the past few years.  Commonly used in museums, kiosks, exhibit design, and other public installations, large touch-based displays offer new ways

Technology + Altered States

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Humans have an intrinsic fascination with altered states of mind and body whether it’s induced by meditation, drugs, physical exertion or some other technique. Recently, new ways of experiencing altered states have been discovered through the use of technology. Binaural

QR codes go mainstream

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Over the last few months QR codes have gained traction with marketers large and small. What once was a fragmented array of competing 2d bar code technologies, QR has emerged as the clear winner. At the South by Southwest Interactive