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Orion Live Web Event: Nanotechnology: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

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I recently got information about a live web event on January 15th that explores the topic of nanotechnology.  I have heard mostly about nanotechnology in terms of medical devices, but this “particles” are regularly added to our food, clothing, and personal care products.  Questions are emerging from this since despite very little being known about their impact on our health […]

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See yourself? A Blind Self Portrait Machine

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When is the last time you drew a self-portrait?  If you have not tried in a while, a easier way might be coming soon. Two creative techies,  Kyle McDonald and Matt Mets have built a machine which can help you draw your own self portrait.  The ideas is that you keep your eyes shut while a a moving platform guides […]

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Trueque Digital: Sharing Files in a Personal (and In-Person) Way

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At Camp Pixelache, an event I attended last month in Helsinki, Finland, I met Luis F. Medina who is a new media professor/researcher and cultural producer and one of the founders of the project Trueque Digital (TD). Trueque Digital started in 2009 was founded by Medina, Fundacion Casa del Bosque, and Pio in the City of Bogotá, Colombia and it […]

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Cheap, Fat and Open – an Open Source Synthesizer Project

One of the sessions I attended at Camp Pixelache, an event that I attended in Helsinki, Finland a couple of weeks ago,  was the Cheap Fat and Open project presented by Jacob Sikker Remin, from Copenhagen,  who created a small open source synthesizer project called Cheap, Fat, and Open. Cheap – because it only costs 60 euro – or 75 […]

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Camp Pixelache in Helsinki – A Weekend of Art, Activism, Sustainability and Technology

When I read the description about Camp Pixelache this Winter, an event where technology, art, activism and subcultures meet each year in Helsinki, Finland, I said to myself, “These are my people.”  I submitted a presentation topic, and went to present at the event.   I just came back from Helsinki, and have came back with lots of thing to write […]

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