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In September FAT participated at “Meeting Hub“, a hacker’s festival arranged by Platform4. Platform4 is a non-profit art and technology organisation which runs a gigantic open-space in Aalborg, Denmark. Defnetly check it out when visiting Denmark!

The following projects were created with the help of Platform 4:

Geraldine Juárez tinkered a little mobile device – the FAT CRIER – to amplify information gathered from Twitter trough a megaphone so it can be brought it to the streets. The original FAT CRIER is a commissioned piece created for PLATFORM4 and will be installed on their warehouse for everyone to use. A second workshop is coming-up on the 22nd of October!!

Evan Roth created “Multi Finger Touch Paintings” “Paintings created by performing routine tasks on multi-touch hand held computing devices.”

Tobias Leingruber held a
FB Resistance workshop*, and the results can be seen in the FB Resistance Artists Facebook Group (Resistance from within the system!! ;))

*FB Resistance is research initiative accepting the status quo of Facebook being the dominant social identity management system, researching on the ways to change its rules and functionality from inside the system. More about FB Resistance

More: View @tbx’s photos or @fi5e’s Photos or read Chris Villum’s afterthoughts here

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Video by eddie.com

Volounteer agents of the Dead Drop network just installed a Dead Drop* at highest point of the Teufelsberg in Berlin, a former U.S. NSA “listening” aka spy station (Echolon).

The dead drop currently contains confidential cold war material – Do NOT put it on the internet.

*A dead drop is container in a hidden location to transmit secret messages, typically used by spies.

View full picture set on Flickr

View full picture set on Flickr

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Adobe just released a pre-version of Adobe Edge, their new HTML5/CSS3/JS animation editor. I’ve tested it’s limits and here’s my cutting-edge ADOBE EDGE DEMO!!! ;D

CLICK TO LAUNCH DEMO

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As part of the “Kitsch Digital” exhibit 3 Artzilla Silkprints, Foxbling and the Skatekeyboard are currently on display in Barcelona at Can Felipa, Centre Civic. Essay “Skate the Web” online here.

Stop by! More infos here


… and the prints are for sale btw ;)

Posted on March 3, 2011

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