The Hansen Writing Ball | The Virtual Typewriter Museum
“Morpho Towers – Two Standing Spirals” is an installation that consists of two ferrofluid sculptures that moves synthetically to music. The two spiral towers stand on a large plate that hold ferrofluid. When the music starts, the magnetic field around the tower is strengthened. Spikes of ferrofluid are born from the bottom plate and move up, trembling and rotating around the edge of the iron spiral. By Sachiko Kodama + Yasushi Miyajima
Anton Perich, who built his electric painting machine in 1977/78 will be presenting his work at ITP / NYU. The electric painting machine was a predecessor of ink-jet technology and created electric painting years before computer/art works.
721 Broadway, 4th Floor, room 447
Friday, March 30th 2007 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Jeff Han’s new company, Perceptive Pixel, is finally out, hopefully building multi-touch interfaces for commercial applications.
Photosynth from Microsoft Live Labs is a 3-D image reconstructor that rebuilds entire environments based on hundreds of photos taken from different angles. The result is a web based photo browser that stitches photos into a seamless panorama in a true 3d environment. Think web based QTVR stitcher on steroids.
Tesla Motors has just unveiled the Tesla Roadster, a 0-to-60 in 4 about seconds, electric car. No, it's not a dead end wish-it-would-be-real prototype. The car is set to ship to your door late spring/early summer of 2007.