Network Time by Spiros Hadjidjanos.
The installation Network Time consists of several Wi-Fi routers arranged in the gallery space providing free Internet access to visitors. The LED that reflects the data-traffic of each router is extended along a fiber optic cable magnifying its flicker. Although the devices look only physically modified, the artist has altered the operating system of each router, to manipulate the fluctuation of the fiber optics. The installation is a network architecture installed in a physical setting, framing information as situated, temporal and contextual, constructing a permeable interactive and extended space.
found at triangulation blog
Here’re a few looks from Jeremy Scott‘s Fall 2012 collection. It screams Tumblr doesn’t it? Just look at the last picture …
“Once Upon” are three important contemporary web sites, recreated with technology and spirit of late 1997, according to the memories of Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied. They created a 1997 version of Google+, YouTube and facebook, all optimized for Netscape Navigator 4.03, running under Windows 95. Of course you can view them with a browser that still supports HTML Frames. I really love this little detail: the transfer speed of the server is limited to 8 kB/s («dial-up» speed).
BERG, a London-based design studio, has just announced 2 new products: Little Printer and BERG Cloud. Little Printer is a thermal printer with a wireless connection to the Web. Each time you press the button, a neat little personalised package will be printed immediately. You can configure the messages with your smartphone, this is the part where the BERG Cloud will shine. Just watch the video and see how beautiful the graphic design is.
Unfortunately it will only be launched as a “beta” product in 2012. Can’t wait to get one.
Jason Kottke suggested today that some should make a random version of Evan Roth‘s classic “One sentence contained within every HTML tag in alphabetical order“. And that’s exactly what Marc Cohen did: One sentence contained within every HTML tag in random order. Reload the page a few times!
</frameset> is an exhibition, a monument and an archive dedicated to the HTML tag <frameset>, setup by some students from the Interface Design department at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart, Germany.
The HTML tag was introduced in 1996 with version 2.0 of Netscape browser. This tag made it possible to divide a browser window into parts and show several HTML documents at once.
A lot has been written about this most controversial tag in the history of markup languages. Already in the year it was created, usability experts announced that it breaks fundamental rules of hypertext and navigation. It was hated in the end of the 1990’s and neglected in the new millennium.
In March 2011 W3C finally removed frames from the HTML5 standard.
</frameset> is a collection of 5205 framesets from Geocities, 100 “No Frames!” buttons and some experiments by the students like the ones below. Check them out!
Caramelldansen by Esra Bayrak
Tangible Closet by Esra Bayrak
Cabinet of Dreams by Saskia Aldinger
Flexible Dancefloor Disco by Saskia Aldinger
Psycho by Salvador Cobo-Jimena
360° by Jan Wenger
Last nights SPEED SHOW: YOUR BROWSER IS MY KINGDOM was a lot of fun. I would like to thank all of you who came out to see the works despite the bad weather. Of course there wouldn’t be a SPEED SHOW if there weren’t the great online artists and Aram Bartholl, who came up the the SPEED SHOW concept.
So here’s the list with the 18 online pieces. Have fun!