The DarkLight Festival in Dublin (now in its 8th year and run by Nicky Gogan (who I co-founded DATA with in 2002) should be a fun event this year! The...

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DarkLight Festival 07

Pretty crazy bumpersticker I saw on a car the other day. I guess it puts the state of the world today into very clear perspective, but then again, I m...

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You Are Too Agreeable

Today was the first day of the NIME conference (New Interfaces for Musical Expression) here in NYC. Above is a picture of one of the demos – a &...

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NIME 2007 Begins!

I like this Web 2.0 Name Generator. I thought all you needed to do for this was to take a proper noun like Mickey Mouse, and make it into one word and...

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Web 2.0 Nm Gener8tr

Walking around a street fair today in Brooklyn I came across this great & ‘healthy’ item. Now all I need is some chocolate covered Tw...

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Heart Attack Special

This year’s FutureSonic festival (held for its 6th year in Manchester, UK from May 10-12th) examines public space and wireless interventions wit...

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The Future is Sonic

Taking a break from the blog right now, more to come soon….. keep feedin…....

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Breakin'

This is a pretty cool project from the WWF. It shows the average amount of Carbon Monoxide Emissions from a car over the course of a day. Interesting ...

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Black Cloud

Some pics from our latest MIDI Scrapyard Challenge from the GEL conference, NYC workshop are here. Above is a picture of the “MIDI Toaster”...

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Pics from MSC @ GEL 07!

Amy Franceschini and Michael Swaine’s installation, “Rain Harvester/ Greywater System“, on display now at Gallery 16 in San Francisc...

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Harvester

The Spanish artist group, Joystick‘s project “Thanks to the trash that has given me so much¨ offers another way of seeing the process o...

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Sticker Trash Art Campaign

These “Coffee Wipes” have to be a pretty odd invention, especially since the company that makes them is called BUNN. Hmm, the whole thing ...

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unfortunate product name

Here in Chicago we passed by the door of a prof at Columbia College with this poster on their door. Pretty funny reminder of GW’s incompetence. ...

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Presidenting is Hard!

(“Grafikdemo”, Roy, 2004) I just finished up a Gizmodo Gallery on Berlin-based media artist, Niklas Roy. Roy’s work is an astonishin...

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Gizmodo Gallery: Niklas Roy

Urban Interface Berlin is a symposium and exhibition that will happen “between April 15 and May 6, 2007. The project will present artworks in th...

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Urban Interface Berlin

In the NYC yellow-cab taxi I took back from the airport yesterday, I noticed there was a screen with a real-time GPS readout and map of our journey. P...

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NYC Taxis get GPSed

I’m showing my Alerting Infrastructure! project: “a web hit counter that destroys a buidling”, at the Laboral Center for Art and Ind...

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AI @ Laboral: Opens Today

Finally it’s out! The long awaited book “Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists” by Ben Fry and Casey R...

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Processing: The Book

Martin Bonadeo’s “Mobius Display” (see video above) “confronts the spectator with the impossibility of contemplating all the i...

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LED Tilt Screens

Rania Ho’s “Modem” video is a great reminder of Internet connectivity from the not-so-distant past! Check out the video above –...

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Modem: Human Version

“Distance Lab” has launched in northern Scotland! This lab was founded by Stefan Agamanolis who ran the “Human Connectedness” ...

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Distance Lab Launches

I finally put up this video for my Forward Compatible project, a parasitic object attached to a Wi-Fi or fixed network router. The device monitors net...

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Forward Compatible Video

The 56K Modem Emulator “brings the old-skool joys of the dial-up connection to the modern day broadband user. Happiness is a squeaky analog conn...

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Emulatation Old Skool

This site lets you take a test to calculate how “Nerdy” you are! Pretty funny, I ranked a “Low Ranking Nerd. Definitely a nerd but l...

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Nerd Tests

German artist Aram Bartholl did a “World of Warcraft” performance in public space where he had his name follow him over his head. Watch th...

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WOW in real life!

Here’s a photo from the opening of the “Cell Phone: Art and the Mobile Phone” show at the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore. I was sh...

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SimpleTEXT in Baltimore

Due to an overload of activity the last few days, the comment system is broken. Hopefully I’ll get this fixed soon, thanks for your patience....

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Comments Dead

Today’s my birthday – i turn —-! Another year gone by – pretty nuts.....

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Bday

Above is a picture of the “MIDI Hoover” by David Bernard of Glasgow’s Pointless Creations. Bernard was the musical guest last week a...

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Sound Vacuum

This t-shirt is a nice way of selling yourself to the corporate crowd while maintaining your anonymity....

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Rent Your Chest

These hands were sticking out of the beach here in Uruguay. It’s not clear who the artist was who made them, but they were a pretty impressive t...

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Giants In The Sand

I’ll be back online sooooooooooooooooooon – hope everyone had a good new years and more to come…. (just wanted to refresh the calend...

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Happy New Year

We saw this inflatable bear outside an electronics shop today. Obviously someone who works there liked the SNL video too much and made the bear part o...

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Bear With A Box

Hope everyone has a good holiday! Posting on here will be minimal over the holidays as I’ll be running around like everyone else… still &#...

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Happy Holidaze

This sign was seen on a plant in a Montreal restaurant. I guess the owners were sick of getting amazed people wondering how their “plastic”...

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Ridiculous Disclaimers

Here’s the video of the “Cell Phone A-Life performance” I helped create at Eyebeam last October with Usman Haque and Karmen Franinov...

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Cell Phone A-Life Video

Here’s a pic from the “A-Life” cell phone performance I did last October with Usman Haque and Karmen Franinovic at the Architecture ...

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Cell Phone A-Life

This Nixie tube watch has the best batteries out there. Krusty the clown make’s batteries? I guess there’s nothing in the Simpsons Empire ...

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Nixie Watch Simpsons Style

I’m reblogging over at Eyebeam the next week as well, and with the holidaze coming up, I won’t be posting here too much until 2007 (althou...

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Hiatus

We saw this ad for “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” on the roof of a taxi in Manhattan today. Pretty nice unplanned reference between NYC t...

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Grand Theft Taxi

The news about Tower Records filing for bankruptcy is nothing new, but I noticed this sign in their window walking by their store today and it’s...

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Tower Records Goes Belly Up

This USB mini fish tank / glowing aquarium is a pretty cool stocking stuffer for the holidaze. Just make sure the fish aren’t really alive ̵...

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USB Fish Tank

I’m reblogging this week at Eyebeam’s Reblog – so watch over there and more to come from here soon…....

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Reblogging

Our favorite “nerd core” rappper, YTCracker has just released a new album, “Nerd Life” on “Nerdy South” Records. T...

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Nerd Life For Sale

Here are some pictures from the DO IT TOO! exhibition that I showed my Drawbots project at in York, PA earlier this month. Some really nice work on th...

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Drawbots in PA

Hope everyone (in the US) has a good Turkey day this year! Remember it’s the (second to) last time you have to stuff your face before spring arr...

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Happy ThnxGvng!

Aram Bartholl’s (who I profiled for Gizmodo a while back) latest project “Map” converts the Google map markers into physical objects...

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(Google) Mapping Real Space

Nice article by Rachel Metz about the Artbots NYC Regional show that I showed my IPO Madness project in this past weekend. Above is a pic from the art...

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ArtBots The Article

Mexican artist Juan Gilberto Esparza Gonzalez’s street interventions are really nice ways of exploring the city in creative ways through sculptu...

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Revisiting Urban Space

Taking a break for a bit – more to come next week! havagoodweeknd!...

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Breakin'

Here at the Arhus Art Museum in Denmark there was a giant boy living on the first floor. He was a bit shy with all the people around, but still seemed...

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Giants

I’ll be showing my IPO Madness project at the upcoming ArtBots Regional NYC exhibition at Location One in NYC from November 9-12th! Should be a ...

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IPO Madness @ Artbots NYC!

Saw this sign on a NYC street today. Pretty funny mistake by whoever typed in the text – since they couldn’t fit the “Use of Fake...

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ID or no ID

Undersound “is a new type of experience, an interface that is on your mobile phone and in the underground stations you pass through every day. I...

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The Sound From Down Under

Pretty hilarious sign seen at a Florida Morgan Stanley Branch. I guess someone in there must be working way too hard....

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Morgan Stanley Madness

Walking around in Florida, we came across this urban teleportation device. Pretty nice ubiquitous use of futuristic technology. Too bad we were nowher...

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Teleporting

I didn’t believe it was actually possible, but I saw this in a store the other day – Twinkies Baking Set. I guess the results discovered d...

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Cooking Twinkies

Brisbane, Australia-based media artist, Tim Plaisted has a exhibition of kinetic video objects called “New TV“. “Works such as TV Sw...

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Art in Motion

My Drawbots project is in the “DO IT TOO!: Exhibition of Participatory Art” at York Arts that opens on Thursday in York, PA. Several bots ...

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Drawbots on the Loose

Here’s a screenshot of a Google ad that came out on my site. Pretty funny. “Boring Machines” are always big selling items! i love th...

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Best Ad

The MediaCity Conference in Weimar this November “wants to enable the research about occurring processes of media use in urban contexts in the w...

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Media in the City

I’ll be showing my PoliceState project at the “Art on the Edge” International Art Festival in Aarhus, Denmark this October. On the e...

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Art On The Edge

Today my solo show in Montreal opened! Above is a pic of my PoliceState project in the gallery at OBORO. Overall the show went really well and will be...

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Show Up!

I did an interview with Regine from We-Make-Money-Not-Art discussing projects in my upcoming solo gallery show opening Sept 16th in Montreal, Canada. ...

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Interview up