Trevor Paglen – The Last Pictures

Posted by Fabio 4 December 2012

In 1963 NASA launched the first communications satellite “Syncom 2” into a geosynchronous orbit over the Atlantic Ocean. Since then, humans have slowly and methodically added to this space-based communications infrastructure. read more

Self-taught African prodigy Kelvin Doe

Posted by Fabio 28 November 2012

15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and transmitters. Completely self-taught, Kelvin has created his own radio station where he broadcasts news and plays music under the moniker, DJ Focus. read more

IMAGO 1:1 – The largest walk-in camera in the world

Posted by Fabio 26 October 2012

A unique large-format camera, IMAGO 1:1 captures life-sized portraits on a special direct positive black-and-white paper. Just as with a gigantic photo booth, you step into the camera, face the mirror in your desired position, take the shutter release in your hand and press to take your-own self-portrait. read more

Ramesh Raskar – Imaging at a trillion frames per second

Posted by Fabio 21 August 2012

Ramesh Raskar presents femto-photography, a new type of imaging so fast it visualizes the world one trillion frames per second, so detailed it shows light itself in motion. This technology may someday be used to build cameras that can look “around” corners or see inside the body without X-rays.

Wim Crouwel iPad App

Posted by Fabio 9 August 2012

Wim Crouwel: A Graphic Odyssey – Digital Catalogue for iPad is an expanded and enhanced version of the printed catalogue published by Unit Editions and the Design Museum to accompany the recent Wim Crouwel exhibition at the Design Museum in London. read more

NASA has landed!

Posted by Fabio 6 August 2012

NASA’s most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched down onto Mars Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation.

The world’s first interactive player piano that takes song requests via Twitter!

Posted by Fabio 20 July 2012

Stanley, the world’s first interactive player piano, made his worldwide debut at Seattle’s Capitol Hill Block Party. Stanley is a precocious instrument who takes song requests via Twitter. Stanley can play a lot of songs, but he loves indie music. read more

The Apollo Dress Shirt

Posted by Fabio 9 July 2012

The Apollo dress shirt by Ministry of Supply pulls heat from the body as the person’s temperature increases, and releases the heat back to the body when the person cools down. The shirts are also odor and wrinkle free; an anti-microbial coating keeps odor-causing bacteria at bay while the synthetic fibers in the shirts keep them from wrinkling- and always tucked in.