Friday the 23rd of February 2018
Art of Vickie Vainionpaa
the fitbit for your face: level’s activity-tracking smart glasses
dubbed level, VSP‘s smart glasses contain a magnetometer, an accelerometer and a gyroscope. compactly located inside the left temple, these technological features track your steps, calories burned, distance travelled and activity time. these measures are all monitored via a companion app which can be linked up to your frames via bluetooth. battery life reaches around five days in between charges with a magnetic port concealed inside the left hinge.
Supergraphics: how colour, imagery and type can transform public spaces
Many designers will associate the word “supergraphics” with exhibitions, building facades and art installations. The term is used to describe large-scale graphics, typography and imagery that adorns walls or other large surfaces – but the variety and application of these mega graphics have increased over recent years.
Researchers Pen Severe Report About AI’s Threat to Humanity
Assembling in Oxford, 26 researchers from 14 organizations have drafted a 100-page report on the dangers artificial intelligence poses the future of humanity. As VICE notes, AI is already all around us, operating background processes in everything from medicine to finance. The two-day conference declared that superhuman artificial intelligence can be turned on humanity and those working in the field must take the potential misuse into consideration now during their work.
When Will Americans Be Angry Enough To Demand Honesty About Algorithms?
In the 1960s, a series of man-made disasters–from oil spills to rivers literally catching fire–enraged Americans and helped to spur politicians to create environmental laws, including the requirement that federal agencies prepare Environmental Impact Reports on the effects of any new proposed construction projects. It seems like common sense now, but it took many decades (and irreparable damage) to get the government to create these regulations.
Spotted: New Logo for Kids Helpline
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Artist Spotlight: Angela Fraleigh
Paintings by artist Angela Fraleigh, currently based in New York City and Allentown, Pennsylvania. Weaving together realism and abstraction, Fraleigh’s work reimagines women’s roles in art history, literature and contemporary media through a range of intimate portraits and figure paintings.
Putsegården / what! arkitektur
Putsegården is the only remaining farm from the agrarian history of the region at a site populated since antiquity with a 14th-century church as one of its closest neighbours. The intention of the municipality, when they started working on a new detailed development plan, was to preserve Putsegården.
Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium size businesses. Simon and his team (Toby the studio dog) are passionate about visual communication in the digital environment.
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