76 results for “Organized-Networks”

Your Next Nature guide to Transmediale 2019

January 18th 2019

Berlin is kicking off its cultural season with the not-to-miss 23th installment of Transmediale. This year the digital art/culture festival focuses on how feelings are made into objects of technological design, and asks what role emotions and empathy play within digital culture.

We combed the program so you don't have to:

How to Grow and Use Your Feelers (Workshop. Wednesday from 11:00 to 14:00

Donna Harrway's writings inspired the interdisciplinary techno-feminist research group #purplenoise to immerse us in a world …

Ramen: the New Prison Currency

Ruben Baart
September 4th 2016
Instant ramen noodles have become a valuable commodity to inmates, as cost-cutting measures in US prisons led to the deterioration of food quality.

The Complex Networks of Our Planet

Margherita Olivo
April 25th 2016
This video by Nature explains the complexity of networks on our planet.

New Friends? Let Social Textiles Help You

Yunus Emre Duyar
February 26th 2015
A group of students at the MIT Media Lab are working on an electronic textile that might help us interact with people more easily.

A Conversation with Kevin Kelly

Van Mensvoort
February 5th 2014
Buckle up for a 1:11:28 interview with technology philosopher and founding editor of Wired Magazine, Kevin Kelly.

Let the Drones take care of the Biosphere

Van Mensvoort
January 4th 2014

Drones are typically thought of as flying spying robots, or even worse flying spying shooting robots. But could we also employ drones for good? The people of conversationdrones.org employ drones to survey wildlife, monitor ecosystems and guard protected areas.

Although there is still a 'boys with toys' element to the practice, the idea to employ the technosphere to support the biosphere must be applauded.…

Interact with Friends (in Real Life) with Facebook Monopoly

Alessia Andreotti
July 25th 2013
A Facebook version of Monopoly forces players to interact with each other in meatspace.

The Interspecies Internet

Van Mensvoort
July 16th 2013
Could the internet be expanded to include sentient species like apes, dolphins and elephants?

What Ant Colony Networks Can Tell Us About What’s Next for Digital Networks

Deborah Gordon
July 10th 2013

Ever notice how ant colonies so successfully explore and exploit resources in the world … to find food at 4th of July picnics, for example? You may find it annoying. But as an ecologist who studies ants and collective behavior, I think it’s intriguing — especially the fact that it’s all done without any central control.

What’s especially remarkable: the close parallels between ant colonies’ networks and human-engineered ones. One example is “Anternet”, where we, a group of researchers at …

Free Solar Chargers in the Streets of NY

Alessia Andreotti
July 5th 2013
Solar chargers for everyday emergencies.
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