it’s not just about making data public; it’s also about the public...– Surely there’s a smarter approach to smart cities? (Wired UK)
We’ve started to see numbers of humans pretending to be bots, a strange...– How bots are taking over the world | Dan O’Hara and Luke Robert Mason | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk (via @moongolfer)
A 1994 federal law called the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act...– This Internet provider pledges to put your privacy first. Always. | Privacy Inc. - CNET News
A really new aesthetics might work differently: instead of concerning itself...– The New Aesthetic Needs to Get Weirder - Ian Bogost - Technology - The Atlantic
Ross Phillips for [open source] at the National Media Museum (by National Media Museum) via Keeping Brands Human and Prosthetic Knowledge
I can entirely appreciate the appeal of the academic life as a relatively secure...– The Closed Shop of Design Academia: Observatory: Design Observer
unCloud is an application that enables anyone with a laptop to create an open...– unCloud — It’s not that kind.
BLDGBLOG: Hydro-Electro-Musical Machinery →
A floating tidemill on the UK’s River Tyne has been filled with “electro-acoustic musical machinery,” powered by the river itself. The building, a collaboration between Owl Project and Ed Carter, called Flow, is “a floating building on the River Tyne that generates its own power using a tidal water wheel.” The acoustic machines inside, powered by CNC-milled wooden...