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Reading the City

It’s winter. The news of the world is hard to take. You may still be recovering from 2017. Seems like an ideal time to read.<p>We recently put out the …


Mathematics for Machine Learning

Mathematics for Machine Learning Specialization<p>Mathematics for Machine Learning. Learn about the prerequisite mathematics for applications in data …

For the past decade, #AGI member Angus Hyland of @pentagram (UK) has been consultant and creative director at @LaurenceKingPub. He recently designed this book, ‘Beg, Steal & Borrow’, written by @ElephantMag’s editor-in-chief Robert Shore and published by Laurence King Publishing https://t.co/YERg1dSp3M

Sou Fujimoto designs tower with wavy canopies and verdant balconies for new development in Nice

A tower with undulating, tree-covered canopies by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto forms part of this competition-winning €275 million masterplan for …

Eyeo 2016 – R. Luke DuBois

Exploring the Human Side of Data — A Creator Interview with Jer Thorp

We speak to Jer Thorp, Innovator-in-Residence at the Library of Congress, about his data experiments, p5.js and we walk-through one of his apps.<p>Key …


Good to see that they're updating the Richard Scarry books. https://t.co/s1DQJApKui

PROJECTIONS, Episode 13: Avegant's Lightfield Augmented Reality Prototype!


Fuck off Transmediale (provisional title)

This was the first edition of Transmediale I attended, high hopes and all. However, it feels as if I could copy-paste the reviews I wrote for recent …

Machine Learning

Coding Challenge #93: Double Pendulum


Generative Art. https://t.co/5dW7uvDqHR

Norman by James Paterson - WebVR Experiments

Hi, I'm artist and coder James Paterson.<p>Norman is the animation tool that I’ve always wanted. I built it in JavaScript, it runs in a web browser and …

Virtual Reality

Practical Procedural Generation for Everyone


Talking IoT with an Inventor of the Internet

<i>Professor Leonard Kleinrock with UCLA's Interface Message Processor (IMP). Photo courtesy UCLA</i><p>When Professor Leonard Kleinrock, one of the early …

Internet of Things

Shattering Narrative Conventions

According to American scholar Jonathan Gottschall, “Humans are storytelling animals.” Narrative is the tool we use to make sense of the world and our …

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Dive into VR With Your Bare Hands by CEO of Leap Motion


A Conversation With Jaron Lanier, VR Juggernaut

Jaron Lanier may not have sired the term <i>virtual reality</i>—that honor generally goes to French playwright Antonin Artaud in 1938—but he’s one hell of a …

Gaming laptops are cheap and portable at CES 2018

Buying a laptop has traditionally meant juggling price, graphics performance, weight and battery life. You want a powerful gaming laptop with good battery life? Sorry about that six-pound weight, bro. Looking for a lightweight, inexpensive laptop to take to events? Forget about playing games or …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

Smart Home Startup

Team of Northwestern alumni develop smart thermostat system that helps regulate indoor temperatures and reduce energy consumption.<p><i>Flair team members</i> …

IDFA 2017 | Interview | Jonathan Harris


An artificial language may explain common linguistic features

Some of the similarities among human languages may have roots in the brain’s preference for efficient information processing, a new study …

Language Learning
Raspberry Pi

The End of TechShop: a Huge Loss to the Makers and DIY Community

In its closing message to members, TechShop founder Jim Newton wrote, “It is my prayer that each of the people we touched will take those little …

Maker Faire