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Future Tech: Expert Systems

Artist Tom Estes for Art Selectronic at The Internet Yami-Ichi (Blackmarket) at Tate Modern. Estes’ work, like Science Fiction, is a sort of thought experiment and serves as a useful vehicle for “safely” discussing controversial topical issues, providing thoughtful social commentary on potential … Continue reading

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Turning Human Beings Into Batteries

Scientists at Princeton -who must have never seen The Matrix- have developed a system to convert basic human organ function into electric energy. The Matrix is a a science fiction action film written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski … Continue reading

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Free Enterprise: The Art of Citizen Space Exploration

Free Enterprise: The Art of Citizen Space Exploration Fast forward to 2013. ARTSblock is to present the first contemporary art exhibition in the U.S. to present an international array of artists and organizations who are exploring the potential democratization of … Continue reading

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The Robotville Festival

Imagine a world where robots are part of everyday life. Do you wish you had domestic help from a robot? Would you play with a pet robot? Could a robot talk to you and share your feelings? Fancy meeting your … Continue reading

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Codebreaker: Alan Turning @The Science Museum

Alan Turing, is a man regarded as one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th Century and widely considered to be the father of computer science and artificial intelligence. The Science Museum in London is hosting an exhibition exploring … Continue reading

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Art Projects at The London Art Fair 2013

It is not easy for small not-for-profit spaces and non-commercial groupings to show in an art fair. Launched in 2005, Art Projects has established itself as one of the most exciting sections of London Art Fair attracting widespread critical acclaim … Continue reading

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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Animation

Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is a robotic space probe mission to Mars launched by NASA on November 26, 2011, which successfully landed Curiosity, a Mars rover, in Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. The overall objectives include investigating Mars’ habitability, … Continue reading

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