Music is the Virus

Airborne, a potentially disruptive start-up in the music sector, hopes to “cure the music industry of its sickness” with their upcoming launch. Their cloud-based music sharing platform places fans and artists in direct symbiosis. It’s an interesting model, so take a look: Beyond all the virus metaphors (they even go so far as to call songs ‘strains’)  the core idea is quite simple: Cut … Read More

Astro Boy is Blasting Onscreen

Astroboy Blasts Off

Astro Boy will be landing on our screens in October this year, it’s been confirmed. For those who don’t know, ‘Astro Boy’ is an anime sci-fi series set in a dystopian future where humans and androids coexist. It’s main character is a powerful robot called Astro Boy (Astro for short), who was created by a great scientist called Doctor Tenma … Read More

Summary So Far

This entry is part 11 in the series An Opus to AR

This entry is part 11 in the series An Opus to ARIn summary, Mobile AR has many paths leading to it. It is this convergence of various paths that makes a true historical appraisal of this technology difficult to achieve. However, I have highlighted facets of its contributing technologies that assist in the developing picture of the implications that Mobile … Read More

Colour Picker by Jinsun Park

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Colour Picker is an innovative design of a concept pen that can scan colours from anything around and instantly use the colour for drawing: After placing the pen against an object, the user just presses the scan button. The colour is being detected by the colour sensor and the RGB cartridge of the pen mixes the required inks to create … Read More

Mobile Telephone

This entry is part 10 in the series An Opus to AR

This entry is part 10 in the series An Opus to ARThe Internet and the mobile phone are two mighty forces that have bent contemporary culture and remade it in their form. They offer immediacy, connectivity, and social interaction of a wholly different kind. These are technologies that have brought profound changes to the ways academia consider technoscience and digital … Read More