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“What’s Going On?” – Marvin Gaye

And Hate Memes


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interesting that after the initial spike, hate incidents have declined. Antibodies at work in the global brain?


The Signature of Humanity


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From MIT Senseable City Lab. Visualizing Internet data traffic, but what does it say about collective mental activity?


Weathercloud


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“Weathercloud is road weather intelligence.” This one resonates in Colorado, land of microclimates.


The World Blogging Itself


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http://play.blogger.com/


RFID Map


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This looks like it was manually compiled; the Pachube model still looks like more of the real thing.


Real Time Search


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Real time search engine – crawls social networks to find out what people are looking at, sharing right now. The pop culture orientation of the results makes me wonder if social nets just skew young, and shallow? Or is this simply the way the neurosphere crumbles; majority rules?


The World Around Us, from the inside out..


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Is this actually a Microsoft thing? pretty innovative for Redmond…


Know Where Your Cows Are !!


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Alphasniffer


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“AlphaSniffer LLC has developed a highly-sensitive biosensor for detection of trace amounts (~pg/mm2) of bacteria, viruses, proteins, nucleic acids, antibodies and other biological and chemical agents in real-time and with minimal human intervention.”

http://www.alphasniffer.com/index.php


Art as Awareness; Awareness As Art


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“Electromagnetic radiation of active mobile phone sets off the LEDs in relative proximity. Light shadow follows the conversation through the space.”

http://cellphonedisco.informationlab.org/media.php