The death of childhood in the electronic age

I have been researching on this topic the last few weeks as context for a potential artwork. Whether or not the artwork is realised, this topic actually has interesting implications on education, the law, culture and the notion of family. Among the few books and internet research that I did, Neil Postman’s 1994 book “The …

Sixth Sense – wearable gestural interface

A wearable device that interfaces the virtual with the physical world. A camera tracks your finger gestures via coloured finger caps as input to the computer. A projector then projects onto any surface the output of  your actions, whether it is the information on a book you are holding, an image of a watch with …

Learning how to program

http://rdegges.com/how-i-learned-to-program “Programming is, without a doubt, the most mentally rewarding thing I’ve ever done. Programming taught me that life should be fun, filled with creativity, and lived to the fullest. Programming taught me that anything is possible; I can do anything I want using only my mind. Programming also taught me that learning is fun. …

What is 3D printing?

Youtube video here. 3D printers “make” objects by building it layer by layer from the bottom up, in slices as thin as a millimeter across, based on its spatial product data in software format. Many intricately designed objects such as lamps, shoes, miniature architectural models and machine parts can be made this way. 3D printers …

iLight Marina Bay 2012

I like the idea of a light festival that promotes a sense of place making as well as the idea of sustainable energy. Marina Bay is Singapore’s newest financial centre, and the iconic Marina Bay Sands symbolises the first world status of Singapore. This is a good location to use site-specific art to engage the …

The Economist | Technology and society: More than just digital quilting

The Economist | Technology and society: More than just digital quilting article here I came across this article while reading The Economist on my phone and was struck by how it is related to the interactive art course I am pursuing in LASALLE. The article talks about a new kind of creative revolution (the Maker …

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“The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunites. But does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature or is true talent instead flooded and drowned in the vast digital ocean of mass culture? Is it cultural democracy or mediocrity? …