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DIY Cyborg insects

Over the last few years, occasionally, a new cyborg animal project pops up on the blogosphere. Most of the time half of me thinks WOW that has a million and one applications and the other half climbs high up on its pedestal making claims of animal cruelty and needless meddling. My...
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Seriously good set of Arduino tutorials

Just stumbled upon this seriously impressive set of Arduino tutorials. Each video covers an important technical aspect for integrating the Arduino with other hardware, starting from the very basic blinking LED examples and then moving through more complex concepts such as I2C and SPI. The videos are clear and...
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“As with with much of Wipprecht’s past work, the space of the body is once again transformed into a stage where the garment becomes the leading actor. “ Mechanically, this garment could easily be a hexapod kit halved and mounted on to shoulder braces, this being said the overall...
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Digital sneeze

This morning I was involved in the digital documentation of a conference about creative, connected learning. It was a fairly complex set up with multiple cameras, live mixed with audio from atmos and radio microphones. We were also tasked with interviewing guest in the intervals about their experiences at...
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Sly wrapper released (bumpy beta!)

There is still some work to be done for documenting the plugin within the wordpress readme.txt but the plugin is now available @ I am looking forward to feedback and to add more features to the plugin.
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SlyWrapper (wordpress plugin write-up)

SlyWrapper WordPress plugin (19/11/12) A rough version of the write-up for a wordpress plugin I am working on and a mock up for a banner that might go with the plugin.   Description: SlyWrapper is a WordPress short-code plugin that implements a horizontal scrolling panel to display all posts of...
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NFC implant reality!

Things happen pretty quick around here. Just been googling around the idea of an implant and found a site called dangerousthings which actually sell the tag and implant kit I want. So excited, I intend to order this in the next couple of weeks so hopefully pictures of implant coming...
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NFC tag implant?

Looking at existing implants… how would I get an NFC tag in my arm? Nothings new… BIOHACKING This is becoming a serious consideration for me. I am aware that at the moment NFC tags can’t hold as much data as RFID or UHF tags but the convenience of reading...
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A really informative video that frames the term anthropocene in the context of civilisation, industry and technology. According to wikipedia this phrase was coined by ecologist Eugene F. Stoermer, to depict a point in time where the human impact on nature has rissen massively, to the point where it has ushered...
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Dr. Damian Sutton

Damian Sutton from UCF MEDIA on Vimeo. The University College Media Centre team recently live streamed a talk by Dr. Damian Sutton, the above embed is the result. The streaming was done as a live, 2 camera edit using a grass valley vision mixer to manage the video feeds...
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