August 19, 2005

Mr Bubbles' Birthday


I love robots.

[ Link via jwz ]

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August 18, 2005

Cyborg Dolphins


I can't remember where I found this, but I really liked the idea of a dolphin saying more than "Thanks for all the fish". I wonder what videogame it's from.

Funny thing is, cyborg dolphins aren't completely fictional. A dolphin named Fuji in Japan lost her tail to some disease and her thumbed counterparts from Bridgestone Corp built her a new one.

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August 15, 2005


Hyperfabric is this cool art project that involves a very reactive fabric.
"You can press, grab, twist, punch and play with the screen. It can even support your full bodyweight. The Hyperfabric screen is specially designed to communicate with a computer to generate interactive computer graphics, in realtime."

Adam Montandon writes:

"Been reading your igargoyle site for a while. I just finished this digital art project, and I thought you might be interested.

It's a digital art project called "Hyperfabric" that creates a very
touchable touchscreen, made out of an elastic-like fabric, so the screen warps like rubber, and can sense how hard your press it, where you press it, and you can even have lots of people using it at once, you really feel like you are going "through" the screen."

Since this is an installation, it probably helps a lot if you are able to get up close to interact with it. I wish I could experience it, since it's hard to imagine, even with these mysterious photos.

[ Link via Adam from the HMC MediaLab ]

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