Category Archive for: Technology

Fall Newsletter 2016- #ShitWars, Upcoming Talk and Exhibition

Dear Friends of the Arts, Hope you are doing well and wish you an amazing Autumn! Cannot wait to see the Fall Foliage in NY! I would like to share with you my newest art project #ShitWars- The Shit Awakens and invite you to my upcoming talk and exhibition! Thank You Very Much for viewing this newsletter,…

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Gas Zappers- solo show at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This fall is probably the most busiest I have been. Despite having 11 shows and screenings in this season and travel to various places including Boca Raton and Boston giving lectures, I am working my ass off with Ben Abrams and Noah Vawter to finish the Gas Zappers online flash game. We are approaching the…

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Bandwidth hogs face limits on Internet use

Those greedy muthafuckers come back with their blood sucking teeth again. Anybody know how we can fight for this besides boycotting? No wonder Microsoft team up with Google and other digital giants to propose sending high-speed net traffic over America’s television white spaces to ensure their revenues and shed power off from wired cable companies.…

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The Futures of Internet, NYU lecture

[kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] What will come of the next decade on the Internet? We often take for granted the state of the net today, but there’s no guarantee that it will remain this way. Will the digital future be dystopian, or is there a brighter outlook ahead than some may believe? Our…

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This dude is AWESOME with Wii!

Just Watch These Videos: [kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Low-Cost Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote [kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Head Tracking for Desktop VR Displays using the WiiRemote [kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Tracking Your Fingers with the Wiimote [kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Foldable Interactive Displays

War Stories- Art / New York Times Review / Roberta Smith

“In a group show at Postmasters Gallery last summer the Hong-Kong-born video artist and Web activist Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung made his New York gallery debut with the short video “Because Washington Is Hollywood for Ugly People,â€? whose psychedelic colors and cut-and-paste animation were as visually irresistible as its indictment of the Bush administration was scathing.”…

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Wiki Scanner- Brilliant!

Since the debut of Wikipedia, many academics denounce its credibility because of “amateur” users contributing information that are not being “recognized” by the scholars (I see it as not approved by government its captialism baby). Finally, Virgil Griffith, a smart-ass Grad student at CalTech, is smart and honest enough to break the whole confines and…

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World’s First Anti-Reflection Coating

New class of nanomaterials could lead to more efficient solar cells, brighter LEDs Troy, N.Y. — A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has created the world’s first material that reflects virtually no light. Reporting in the March issue of Nature Photonics, they describe an optical coating made from the material that enables vastly…

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Bionic Eye Implants Could Help Blind People See

A bionic eye implant that could help restore the sight of millions of blind people could be available to patients within two years. US researchers have been given the go-ahead to implant the prototype device in 50 to 75 patients. The Argus II system uses a spectacle-mounted camera to feed visual information to electrodes in…

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A Portable Refinery Powered by Garbage

From Technology Review: “Researchers at Purdue University have led development of a portable “tactical” biorefinery for the U.S. Army that turns a variety of waste streams into a mixture of ethanol and methane gas, which are burned in a modified diesel engine to produce electricity. The unique hybrid design–part gasifier, part bioreactor, part generator–limits the…

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