What a great experiment! And for each of us who feels a bit unsophisticated next the 6 year old who grew up with iDevices, here is a little payback!
Six HD cameras fitted inside a new World Cup adidas ball, called “brazucam,” will show an entirely new angle on the beautiful game as it tours the world, through Spain, Japan, Germany, and Mexico on its way to Brazil.
This little watch, the Filip, is billed as a kid tracker or a smart watch, and it seems a little of both. It also has a very cool Dick Tracey communicator thing going on too. It can place calls to 5 preset numbers and receive texts from a paired iPhone app.
If you've made the drive out through California's Mojave Desert, you've probably seen the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. Jamey Stillings (http://jameystillingsprojects.com ) has created these gorgeous, graphic and moving aerial images, and even collected them into a video documenting the evolution of the plant (https://vimeo.com/50872242 ).
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Both a microbiologist and a visual artist, Zachary Copfer has created this innovative scientific technique to grow bacteria in a Petri dish to create an image: ‘Bacteriography‘.
Find him on Kickstarter where he’s trying to raise $8000, so he can bring them out of the lab and into galleries.
They sent out only 10 kits to fans and press. Fascinating idea.
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Yeah, if I had the money, I would send these rechargeable hand-crank USB chargers to everyone I know and care about.
Not only is it clearly an essential for emergencies but with our dependence on our phones and tablets, seems like a basic travel essential. I am pre-ordering mine.
"Earlier this year, One Laptop Per Child workers dropped off closed boxes containing the tablets, taped shut, with no instruction. “I thought the kids would play with the boxes. Within four minutes, one kid not only opened the box, found the on-off switch … powered it up. Within five days, they were using 47 apps per child, per day. Within two weeks, they were singing ABC songs in the village, and within five months, they had hacked Android,” Negroponte said. “Some idiot in our organization or in the Media Lab had disabled the camera, and they figured out the camera, and had hacked Android.”
The very interesting tech--instrument, the Tenori On seems like a toy, until in the hands of a talent. Here, for example, is Little Boots making music all on her own. It is so great to see here layer elements on, and hear it come together.