21 julho 2012

O futuro da imprensa é digital

The Future of Print is Digital - but no, I don't mean iPads or smartphones, I mean traditional printed pages made digital through AR

The 8 mass media in chronological order:

1st Mass Medium: Print from the 1500s
2nd Mass Mediun: Recordings from late 1800s
3rd Mass Medium: Cinema from about 1900
4th Mass Medium: Radio from the 1920s
5th Mass Medium: Television from the 1950s
6th Mass Medium: Internet form the 1990s
7th Mass Medium: Mobile from the 2000s
8th Mass Medium: Augmented Reality from the 2010s

...lets turn the traditional printed page into a fully digital, interactive mass media experience. Lets help the First Mass Medium with the some digital love by the Eighth Mass Medium - yes, Augmented Reality:

Pressão de grupo num elevador (que o telemóvel atenuou)

Elevator Groupthink: A Psychology Experiment in Conformity, 1962, Solomon Asch

08 julho 2012

Sessão da tarde: The Newsroom

Beginning scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom explaining why America's Not the Greatest Country Any Longer... But It Can Be.

Kinetic Rain @ Changi Airport Singapore

Kinetic Rain” is composed of two parts, each consisting of 608 rain droplets made of lightweight aluminum covered with copper. Suspended from thin steel ropes above the two opposing escalators, each droplet is moved precisely and seemingly floating by a computer-controlled motor hidden in the halls ceiling. The drops follow a 15-minute, computationally designed choreography where the two parts move together in unison, sometimes mirroring, sometimes complementing, and sometimes responding to each other.