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DIY Kindle Scanner

September 25th, 2013 · Comments Off on DIY Kindle Scanner

Free the text…
In April 2002, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, wrote an open letter to the American Author’s Guild and justified the business model of Amazon and especially its integration of used book sales. His argumentation is as simple as it is evident:
[…] when someone buys a book, they are also buying […]

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Tags: media art · network policy · technology

reSource 006: Overflow

September 19th, 2013 · Comments Off on reSource 006: Overflow

“After me, the flood!”1 or right in the middle?
While “Big Data” buzzes through the tech industry as new promise of salvation and secret services grab exabytes of data, normal users are unable to cope with the vast amount of digital information and at the same time are ill-informed about the personal data […]

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Tags: @// · Berlin · CGI · China · digital culture · games · media art · performance · technology · user · web 2.0

Postdigital is better* @ designtransfer, UDK Berlin

May 14th, 2013 · Comments Off on Postdigital is better* @ designtransfer, UDK Berlin

QR-Code as a portal…
On 23rd to 26th april 2013, students of the Visual Communication department of the UDK Berlin showed their works in an exhibition at the designtransfer galery with the theme “postdigital is better“. During winter semester 2012/13, they researched the differences between analog and digital media, and worked out possibilities of interaction […]

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Tags: @// · Berlin · design · digital culture · exhibition · media art · remix culture