Jun 8, 2013

Otherness | Misc. Projects of the Week

Otherness this week is:

UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE DRONE
the stark marking out in an unexpected public space of a reaper drone’s silhouette brings the reality of these technologies into our daily lives 
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PEOPLE FOR SMARTER CITIES PROJECT
taking the idea of utility and applying it to the traditional outdoor ads, to encourage forward-thinking citizens and local leaders to consider how to make their neighborhoods smarter 

GRAFFITI CODES
instead of taking a photo of the code, people move their phone over the pattern and graffiti codes uses the phone's accelerometers to pick it up; then its software recognizes the pattern and converts it to code that digitally links to a web page

Image: Pkrzysztof Dydynski/Getty

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