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Greg Lynn Digs Deeper Into Digital Architecture - Azure Magazine

Greg Lynn Digs Deeper Into Digital Architecture - Azure Magazine | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention, the third show curated by Greg Lynn at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, explores the digital origins of 15 projects by world-renowned architects including Zaha Hadid, Office dA and Morphosis.
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The yachts of America’s Cup are faster and weirder than ever

The yachts of America’s Cup are faster and weirder than ever | e.cloud | Scoop.it
When I think of yachts, there are billowing white sails helmed by a steady skipper from the stern, smart deck shoes, and Hemingway’s macho protagonists who toil under harsh conditions in brin
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Plastiglomerate: the first stone that is 100 percent human in origin

Plastiglomerate:  the first stone that is 100 percent human in origin | e.cloud | Scoop.it
The combination of plastic and campfires has formed a wholly new sedimentary rock recently dubbed “plastiglomerate” by the geologist-artist collaborative field study team of Patricia L. Corcoran, Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Western Ontario; Charles J. Moore, Algalita Marine Research Institute, Long Beach, California; Kelly Jazvac, Dept. of Visual Arts, University of Western Ontario. The new stone…
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NASA | Perpetual Ocean

This visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through Decemeber 2007. The visualization does not includ
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Robotically fabricated carbon-fibre pavilion opens at the V&A

A robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion developed by a team from the University of Stuttgart has been erected in the courtyard of London's V&A museum.
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Robotically fabricated carbon-fibre pavilion opens at the V&A

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Branch Technology to begin construction of 3D printed house this July

Branch Technology to begin construction of 3D printed house this July | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Chattanooga, Tennessee startup Branch Technology recently announced the winner of its Freeform Home Design Challenge. The winning design, WATG Chicago's 'Curve Appeal', will be constructed using the company's C-Fab 3D printing technique. Construction will begin this July.
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Marc Fornes creates sculptural installation for a Texas park

Marc Fornes creates sculptural installation for a Texas park | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Designer Marc Fornes has completed his first permanent installation in the US: an arching structure made of more than 1,000 perforated aluminum shingles
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LA made Bionic limbs are the stuff of sci-fi innovation

LA made Bionic limbs are the stuff of sci-fi innovation | e.cloud | Scoop.it
It's fascinating to watch Jonathan Cowley of Los Angeles, who lost his right hand to cancer, fix a meal, get his kids off to school, drive a car, work, pick-up a coin…all because of his ne
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Wood Chip Barn | Design & Make | 2015-2016

Students from the Architectural Association have designed and built a robotically fabricated Wood Chip Barn at Hooke Park, the AA’s forest campus in Dorset,…
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SpaceX Just Landed a Rocket on a Drone Ship

SpaceX Just Landed a Rocket on a Drone Ship | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Minutes after a smooth launch of its Dragon spacecraft this afternoon, SpaceX hit a long-standing, elusive goal: It neatly landed the Falcon 9 rocket that had launched the Dragon right down on a drone ship like it was no big deal.
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128 Things that will disappear in the driverless car era | Futurist Thomas Frey

128 Things that will disappear in the driverless car era | Futurist Thomas Frey | e.cloud | Scoop.it
I started writing this column while I was in Manila, Philippines for a talk with UnionBank, one of the most innovative banks I’ve ever come across. Driving across Manila is often a painful experience with far too many cars locking up all possible arterials, and nowhere near enough money to redesign and build the needed infrastructure. But this is not Continue Reading
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A Fleet of Self-Driving Trucks Just Completed a 1,000-Mile Trip Across Europe

A Fleet of Self-Driving Trucks Just Completed a 1,000-Mile Trip Across Europe | e.cloud | Scoop.it
These connected convoys ​could soon be a common site. ​​
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Virtual Desktop 1.0 Trailer

Official website: http://www.vrdesktop.net/ Music by Ross Bugden: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKGLOK2FqmVgVwYferltKQ
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reality is changing

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Swimming robot for maintenance and inspections

NTNU spina-off company Eelume collaborates with Kongsberg Maritime and Statoil to develop swimming robots for subsea inspection and light intervention

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Change in maintenance routines also impacts the way we build architecture, a step towards further integration and interdependence of parts

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Mathematicians Bridge Finite-Infinite Divide | Quanta Magazine

Mathematicians Bridge Finite-Infinite Divide |  Quanta Magazine | e.cloud | Scoop.it
A surprising new proof is helping to connect the mathematics of infinity to the physical world.
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GauntLev is literally a gauntlet that levitates particles

GauntLev is literally a gauntlet that levitates particles | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Researchers in the UK have created gloves that rely on acoustic levitation to make particles float in mid-air. They're calling the device the GauntLev, or Gauntlet of Levitation; not only doe
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Machine Learning for Artists / ITP-NYU – Spring 2016

Machine Learning for Artists / ITP-NYU – Spring 2016 | e.cloud | Scoop.it
The following is a documentation of a new course ran by Gene Kogan on Machine Learning for Artists at ITP-NYU in spring 2016.
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ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2015-16

ICD/ITKE RESEARCH PAVILION 2015-16 - STUTTGART 2016 Institute for Computational Design (ICD) – Prof. Achim Menges Institute of Building Structures and…
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Introducing Hover, An AI-Powered Indoor-Safe Camera Drone

Introducing Hover, An AI-Powered Indoor-Safe Camera Drone | e.cloud | Scoop.it
The AI-powered micro quadcopter hovers in place and shoots 4K video from within a people-safe carbon fiber casing.
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Seven unknown architectural wonders

Seven unknown architectural wonders | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.
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Brain Implant Enables Quadriplegic Man to Play Guitar Hero With His Hands

Brain Implant Enables Quadriplegic Man to Play Guitar Hero With His Hands | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Six years ago while vacationing with friends, Ian Burkhart suffered an accident that left him paralyzed from the shoulders down. A new system now allows him to make complex movements with his hand and fingers, making him the first person in history to regain function using signals from his brain.
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Calibrated Modelling of Form-Active Hybrid Structures - Smart Geometry 2016 - Cluster Results

This is "Calibrated Modelling of Form-Active Hybrid Structures - Smart Geometry 2016 - Cluster Results" by cita on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos…
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Wasp Colony Given Colored Construction Paper Builds an Amazing Rainbow Nest

Wasp Colony Given Colored Construction Paper Builds an Amazing Rainbow Nest | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Biology student Mattia Menchetti performed an experiment on a colony of European paper wasps which yielded some very colorful results. Paper wasps are known f…
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Scientists Stored These Images in DNA—Then Flawlessly Retrieved Them

Scientists Stored These Images in DNA—Then Flawlessly Retrieved Them | e.cloud | Scoop.it
Who needs memory cards when you have DNA? A team of scientists has been able to store images with the life-defining molecules then retrieve them perfectly.
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"Where's Mittens?". As it turned out, the encrypted list of affiliates to the while organization was stored in the agent's cat. The government bio-hackers where immediately unleashed.

How's this for a sci-fi book opening?

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