Sebastian Campion

Nano Concerto

by: Sebastian Campion

The Dark Side of The Cell is an audio-visual event staged by media artist Anne Niemetz and nano-scientist Andrew Pelling that utilizes a recent discovery within nano-biotechnology: cellular sounds.

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September 12

by: Sebastian Campion

September 12 by the collective newsgaming.com reflects an emerging trend of shaping games as political statements.

The game-like piece is self explanatory and doesn't really need any introduction - so try it out for yourself.

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Mobile Phone Projector

by: Sebastian Campion

The German based Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology is working on a tiny digital projector small enough to fit in a mobile phone.

They've already built a functioning prototype based on a laser beam flashed at a tilting micromirror that builds up the picture at a resolution of 320 by 240 pixels line by line at high speed.

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Female Expectations

by: Sebastian Campion

"If you meet the expectations of women, you exceed the expectations of men". This motto by Marti Barletta, an American marketing expert on female consumer patterns, was aired during a series of workshops at Volvo.

The workshops resulted in a concept car that was developed under a female management team that amongst other things decided to revaluate the interior design of cars.

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Back to the Future

by: Sebastian Campion

City of Tomorrow is a site with a collection of imagery and links of how the City of Tomorrow has been perceived since 1939.

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Corporate Fallout Detector

by: Sebastian Campion

The Corporate fallout Detector is a device designed for the politically conscious shopper.

The detector scans barcodes off of consumer products, and makes a clicking noise based on the environmental or ethical record of the manufacturer.

According to the designer James Patten, the goal of the project is to encourage awareness and curiosity, rather than to serve as an educated consumer’s sole source of information.

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Copycat

by: Sebastian Campion

An american woman recruited the biotech company Genetic Savings and Clone to clone her dead cat. The cat - which is said to be the first pet clone to be sold in the United States - was created using DNA taken from the Texas woman’s original pet, reports the Scotsman.

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The Clones Are Comming

by: Sebastian Campion

In relation to the Copycat story, www.scotsman.com brings a brief sumary of cloning to this date.

1952: Robert Briggs and Thomas J King clone northern leopard frogs using a method of nuclear transfer and kick off nearly two decades of heavy scientific interest in cloning research.

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Just Say Yes

by: Sebastian Campion

The Yes Men has done it again.

At the 20th anniversary of the chemical disaster in Bhopal, Andy (one of the Yes Men) disguised himself as a representative of Dow Chemicals and in a live interview on BBC World, he stated that Dow Chemicals would finally accept full responsibility and offer the people of Bhopal decent compensation.

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Can You See Me Now?

by: Sebastian Campion

Biomimetics is a term used to describe the concept of taking ideas from nature and implementing them in other technologies such as engineering, design and computing.

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