Category Archives: devices
Visceral Light Switch is on show at the Not Spring Not Winter Show as part of SITEFEST. March 6-14 319 Scholes St, Brooklyn More about Not Spring Not Winter and SITEFEST Come take a pull.
\”touch screen light\” I guest taught a 3rd grade after-school engineering & architecture program at PS.9 today. Small people are funny and creative. They were very clever and I was impressed. I introduced the concept of visceral_Switch. I focused too … Continue reading
When an object’s use is subverted, it is as though the protagonist is cheating the system and deriving more pleasure than is his or her due… (Dunne & Raby, The Secret Life of Electronic Objects) That’s somehow too simplistic. There … Continue reading
A woman from Pennsylvania is to marry her roller coaster. Writes the metro UK, She enjoys a \’satisfying\’ sexual relationship with a fairground ride – a \’magic carpet\’ themed ride named 1001 Nachts – and now plans to marry it. … Continue reading
Presenting…HURRICANE KILLER SHIPS. Report that last week: Five patent applications for technology that aims to control the weather… describe floating devices that could reduce the strength of hurricanes by drawing warm water from the ocean’s surface and channeling it down … Continue reading
Daruma dolls are traditional japanese dolls with two empty eyes. You fill in one eye thinking of a wish – when it comes true, you fill the second one in. Until the wish has been granted, the daruma is displayed … Continue reading
From the Post & Tele Museum in Copenhagen. So geeky, so good. Just a really simply beautiful object. A time stamp that no longer required manual winding. The hands from the clock moved the arrows on the stamp. Until the … Continue reading