Life has been evolving on Earth for approximately 3.5 billion years. And in that time, to quote Jurassic Park's chaos theorist Ian Malcolm, "Life, uh… finds a way." Life has found ways to flourish in an incredible number of habitats, and this has led to some almost unbelievable adaptations.
Robo Brain is now at work examining images and concepts available on the Internet so that it can teach robots how to recognize, grasp and manipulate objects and predict human behavior in the environment.
Okay, the next filmmaker to develop a movie about fairies really needs to bring sculptor Cedric Laquieze on as a concept designer. He carefully arranges parts of various insects parts—as well as plants, feathers, and bones—into remarkable creatures that are beautifully strange.
Bio-me, celebrates designing with organisms. Mediamatic presents Bio-me, a 3-day symposium and festival that celebrates designing with organisms. Join us for talks, workshops, presentations, tastings and more.
Bio-me functions as a broad bio-cultural lab within the city of Amsterdam. By inviting artist, designers, engineers, architects, scientist, farmers, chefs and the public, Bio-me aims to create a shared knowledge environment and production space to investigate the social, technological and cultural implications and potential of Fungal and Bio-based materials through art, architecture and design.
La stampa di circuiti elettronici organici su substrati potrebbe rappresentare il futuro. I costi sono bassissimi e i potenziali campi d'uso sterminati. E l'Italia potrebbe essere protagonista, ancora una volta, grazie al lavoro di tre ricercatori.
Most people don't have very strong feelings about flowers, unless they are incredibly beautiful or smell really good. But it turns out that flowers represent a major technological advance for plants, and evolution has generated some pretty unimaginably weird specimens.
Greece-based artist Charis Tsevis is fascinated with the wired world we live in. No matter how wireless technology continues to develop, we still find ourselves dependent upon outlets for data transfer and power, and, if we look around, it’s standard to be surrounded by a handful of plugs throughout any room. In response to his fascination, Tsevis […]