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Berlin on a film roll
28th Jun 201423:5317,456 notes
soundandsurfing: Dane Reynold’s Loaded
2nd May 201416:16291 notes

prostheticknowledgeSCiO The Real Internet of Everything?

This is a bit future-shock …A small consumer-level molecular scanner lets you analyze the objects around you for relevant information, from food calories or quality, medicine, nature etc … This could be the start of the Internet of Everything. The Kickstarter was launched yesterday and made it’s $200,000 goal within 24 hours - the potential for this tech is huge. Watch the video embedded below to see the potential:

Smartphones made it easy to research facts, capture images, and navigate street maps, but they haven’t brought us closer to the physical environment in which we live – until now. 

Meet SCiO. It is the world’s first affordable molecular sensor that fits in the palm of your hand. SCiO is a tiny spectrometer and allows you to get instant relevant information about the chemical make-up of just about anything around you, sent directly to your smartphone.

The essence of sound visualised, using lycopodium powder, 50 Hz, a Canon 5D and a 100mm macro lens. 

You’ll love this Wes Anderson Mixtape

Planning then, is an essential part of the messy process, and is not just an upstream, conceptual discipline that does not get its hands dirty with the work. It is practical, pragmatic, and focused on execution, not mere abstraction. However, without the skills and interest to get to the heart of the matter, planning is a body without a skeleton, and without this necessary infrastructure of knowledge and ability – without radical planning – we do ourselves, the work, and our clients a disservice.

The self cleaning Nissan. Impressed?

mashableThese Bubbles Release Scents When Popped

The SensaBubble initiative is designed to provide a “chrono-sensory mid-air display system” that delivers information and feedback through multiple senses.

(via fastcompany)

photojojo: Brazilian artist Vik Muniz creates these massive collages by meticulously arranging vintage photographs he collects. 

See more of Vic’s incredible pieces after the jump below.

Mesmerizing Collages Made From Found Photographs

via UFunk

fastcompany: These Algae Farms Cover The Walls Of Buildings And Soak Up Carbon
Walls might be the next frontier for urban farming.
“Micro-organisms like algae are like bacteria—it’s one of those things that in our culture people try to get rid of,” Griffa says. “But algae offer incredible potential because of their very intense photosynthetic activity.” Algae take in carbon dioxide and produce oxygen while growing. Compared to a tree, micro-algae are about 150 to 200 times more efficient at sucking carbon out of the air.
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