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Observation #002: Human code / Digital code

I was looking again at the fascinating image archives of the Wellcome Collection and saw this: It’s what DNA sequences look like. It’s the work of the Human Genome Project. It reminded me how similar digital glitches look: I wonder … Continue reading

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Reith Lectures 2013: Grayson Perry

These are brilliant. Accessible, witty, thoughtful and eminently listenable. Perry is a much needed babel fish to the art world’s ‘International Art English’. Listen here while you can.

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Observation #001: Watches

In the early 2000s, the mobile phone removed the watch from the wrists of a generation who became accustomed to using the integrated clock function on their devices instead. In the mid 2010s tech companies (Sony, Samsung, and much rumoured … Continue reading

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Built for Repair

There’s a bit of a buzz around Nokia’s decision to openly release the Lumia design files for those of us who fancy a tinker (and have a 3D printer) to create our own personalised cases. It’s a nice nod back … Continue reading

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S-wish List #005: Bus o’ Clock App

For once, I lust after something that’s entirely free – free and beautiful. Sennep’s Bus o’ Clock app takes the data from TfL (made available by London Datastore) to indicate bus arrival times across the network. Bus Checker and others … Continue reading

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Thomas Heatherwick – Architexture

Thomas Heatherwick Studio have a show at the V&A. Heatherwick is a true 3D designer exploring surface, texture and transformation with an incredible body of work on display. B of the Bang – a seemingly random explosion of spikes that … Continue reading

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