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Japan Media Arts Festival Domestic Traveling Exhibition / SAPPORO [TRACE] « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB

Japan Media Arts Festival Domestic Traveling Exhibition / SAPPORO [TRACE] « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Sapporo traveling exhibition to introduce the activities of the winning artists of Japan Media Arts Festival will be held in Sapporo until Sunday August 10 from Friday, August 1. SAPPORO "TRACE" Dates: August 1, 2014 (Friday) to August 10 (Sun) 10:00 to 19:00 (Until 17:00 on the last day) Venue: Hokusho University Northern Regions Academic Information Center (PORTO) Minami 1-jo Nishi 22-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo Satellite venue: NHK Sapporo 1F lobby http://www.nhk.or.jp/sapporo/station_info/map.html Admission: Free press release (japanese)
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What does media art express now?―get to know it from performances of dumb type to 《CHROMA》 « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB

What does media art express now?―get to know it from performances of dumb type to 《CHROMA》 « PROJECTS « SAPPORO MEDIA ARTS LAB | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Ms. Barbara London, a curator representing the field of media and video art, makes a research trip to Japan with a stop in Sapporo. She has worked extensively with the Kansai artist group “dumb type” since the 1980s. Ms. London will be in conversation with co-founding “dumb type” member Mr. Shiro Takatani, following his 《CHROMA》performance. In the conversation they will be joined Mr. Akira Asada, who is the SIAF2014 project advisor and who has written extensively about “dumb type”. Together they will discuss what media art expresses and its situation today. It will be a special night to experie…
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Silicon Valley Sharknado

Silicon Valley Sharknado | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
How close are Google & Co. to inventing computers that overtake the human brain?
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MIT And Dropbox Alums Launch Inbox, A Next-Generation Email Platform | TechCrunch

MIT And Dropbox Alums Launch Inbox, A Next-Generation Email Platform | TechCrunch | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Founded by Dropbox and MIT alums, a new startup called Inbox is launching out of stealth today, hoping to power the next generation of email applications...
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Larry Page's Vision Of Society Is Shockingly Similar To What John Maynard Keynes Once Predicted

Larry Page's Vision Of Society Is Shockingly Similar To What John Maynard Keynes Once Predicted | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Should we all be working a lot less?
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A Fake Shows the Reality: Nakano Hitoyo at TEDxTokyo 2014 - YouTube

A Fake Shows the Reality: Nakano Hitoyo at TEDxTokyo 2014 - YouTube | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...
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How free will the Internet be in 2025?

How free will the Internet be in 2025? | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Government control, consumer distrust and corporations greed threaten the future of the internet as we know it, a who's who of internet experts said in a report released Thursday.
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Scientists Link Selfies To Narcissism, Addiction & Mental Illness

Scientists Link Selfies To Narcissism, Addiction & Mental Illness | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
You’ve seen it thousands of times on Facebook and other social media outlets, there is even a song on the radio about it! Selfies have become a huge trend in social media and psychiatrists and mental health workers are linking them to mental health conditions related to narcissism and a person’s obsession with their looks. […]
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The Real Reason You Should Be Worried About That Facebook Experiment

The Real Reason You Should Be Worried About That Facebook Experiment | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
The private sector and tech companies are increasingly funding what was once independent social science research.
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Digital Handwork

Mastery is in the artist's (cyborg) hand.
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Google Buys Songza | TechCrunch

Google Buys Songza | TechCrunch | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Google has acquired music streaming service Songza after weeks of speculation around a potential buyout. Songza uses information about the user and..
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ROROTOKO : Lydia H. Liu On her book The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious : Cutting-Edge Intellectual Interviews

ROROTOKO : Lydia H. Liu On her book The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious : Cutting-Edge Intellectual Interviews | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Cutting-Edge Intellectual Interviews
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Remaining Snowden docs will be released to avert 'unspecified US war' – ‪Cryptome‬

Remaining Snowden docs will be released to avert 'unspecified US war' – ‪Cryptome‬ | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Not by us, though, says coy leaker tweet
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'Total Population Control' is NSA's Goal, Says Whistleblower - Hit & Run : Reason.com

'Total Population Control' is NSA's Goal, Says Whistleblower - Hit & Run : Reason.com | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
"The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control," claims William Binney, the one-time National Security Agency technical leader for intelligence
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Ryuichi Sakamoto Diagnosed with Throat Cancer - Japan Real Time - WSJ

Ryuichi Sakamoto Diagnosed with Throat Cancer - Japan Real Time - WSJ | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
World-renowned Japanese musician and composer Ryuichi Sakamoto says he has throat cancer and has canceled his scheduled shows and activities.
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Facebook's Psychological Experiments Connected to Department of Defense Research on Civil Unrest

Facebook's Psychological Experiments Connected to Department of Defense Research on Civil Unrest | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
It turns out that one of the researchers who ran Facebook's recent psychological experiments received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the contagion of ideas
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the internet of things | Are you ready for the Internet of Things?

the internet of things | Are you ready for the Internet of Things? | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
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Larry Page's Plan To Deal With All The Jobs That Are Getting Wiped Out By Technology

Larry Page's Plan To Deal With All The Jobs That Are Getting Wiped Out By Technology | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
Google's CEO thinks four day work weeks could be the answer.
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' And That Could Be A Problem

By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' And That Could Be A Problem | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
"You're going to see that the top species will no longer be humans, but machines."
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Mutation of the Triad: Totalitarianism, Fascism, and Nationalism in Japan | e-flux

Mutation of the Triad: Totalitarianism, Fascism, and Nationalism in Japan | e-flux | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
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Survey: One in Seven Would Give Up Friends Before Smartphone

Survey: One in Seven Would Give Up Friends Before Smartphone | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
And $100 for a day without a phone? Forget it, say four in 10.
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Have We Been Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Wrong This Whole Time? | Science | WIRED

Have We Been Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Wrong This Whole Time? | Science | WIRED | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
For nearly a century, “reality” has been a murky concept. The laws of quantum physics seem to suggest that particles spend much of their time in a ghostly state, lacking even basic properties such as a definite location and instead existing everywhere and nowhere at once. Only when a particle is measured does it suddenly…
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The End of the Internet?

The End of the Internet? | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
How regional networks may replace the World Wide Web
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Robots for Hire: Emerald Launches Robotic Laboratories for Life Sciences - Bio-IT World

Robots for Hire: Emerald Launches Robotic Laboratories for Life Sciences - Bio-IT World | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
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Veritas :: What is the Hope for Humanity? A discussion with Peter Thiel & N.T. Wright

Veritas :: What is the Hope for Humanity? A discussion with Peter Thiel & N.T. Wright | Media Aesthetics Lab | Scoop.it
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