I’m off to Montreal where I’ll be setting up a solo show of 6 of my projects at OBORO which opens at 5 pm on September 16th. At 3 pm on th...

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Solo Show in Montreal

These shirts from One Horse Shy are pretty brilliant. Definitely makes me think twice about whether or not I should keep writing this blog. Maybe I...

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To Blog or Not to Blog

I just finished up a Gallery interview with artist/designer Elise Co over at Gizmodo. Above is a picture of her “UFOS” shoes in collaborat...

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Gizmodo Gallery: Elise Co

The “First-Person Shooter Glasses” by Aram Bartholl are paper cut-out glasses anyone can download, print-out and wear around town that mak...

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Shooting Reality

Coming out of my blogging silence for a sec because this was too good. This wins the award for the most low tech web-design advertisement I’ve e...

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Non Digital Web

Taking a break from the blog for a week while I get ready for an upcoming show.. More on that soon – stay tuned!...

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Breakin'

Walking around San Francisco yesterday we came across this computer store, “New Digit”. Pretty funny name for a store, and is it really &#...

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Being Digital

Last nite we checked out the Survival Research Labs extravaganza here at ISEA 2006! Pretty amazing show of fires, giant Tesla coils (see the mushroom-...

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SRL In Full Effect

Here at ISEA we checked out Rania Ho’s “Ho Fatso” exhibit which was located in a theater space in San Jose. Basically the wearer put...

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Ho Fatso!

We also went to the opening of the ISEA exhibition last nite in South Hall. Walking around town, we noticed some cement bricks attached to light posts...

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ISEA 2006 Exhibition

Yesterday we finished up our workshop at ISEA 2006. Some really great projects! Since most people built innovative land vehicles, we decided that the ...

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DIY Urban Challenge Day 2

Walking through San Francisco the other day on our way to ISEA we passed this “Real Estate” broker. I’m assuming that everything you...

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Communist House

The very cool “Email Erosion” project by Portland Oregon-based artists, Ethan Ham and Tony Muilenburg, creates sculptures out of “bi...

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Materializing Spam

The Tactical Sound Garden is “an open source software platform for cultivating public “sound gardens” within contemporary cities. It...

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Sound In The City

Another cool PC casemod, the instant 486 BBQ! Now they have to come up with a desert dish – maybe some “ColdFushion” sorbet....

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Recycle or Cook

Looking around Flickr, I found some really great Internet Cafe pictures like the one above for “Gogle”. Or if you really hate the “E...

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Crazy Internet Cafe Roundup

I finally got my blog software updated! Very cool! Thanks so much to Ernesto for helping me out with this. Now hopefully I can actually have a “...

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Updated!

Saw the funniest thing today on my walk to the library – this sign posted on a few street light poles: “Missing Canon Powershot CameraR...

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Lost Camera!

Parisian street artist “Space Invader”‘s show “Rubik Space” included more of his pixelated aliens – this time on a...

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Rubik Space

Taking a break from the blog for a bit.. more to come in a week from ISEA 2006 in San Jose. Over and out....

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breakin'

If you are really hungry and need to store your DATA somewhere fast, look no further than USB Sushi – these guys made it on the “10 Weirde...

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Memory Meal

Here’s an interview/article I did for Gizmodo on Reno, Nevada based artist, Joseph DeLappe. You can read the article here. Above is a pic of his...

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Interview With Joseph DeLappe

Here’s an interview in “Ping Mag” with Roger Ibars about some of his new work. Very cool stuff. My favorite is the above piece: R...

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Roger Ibars: New Work

This is a picture of a label from a brand of suitcase that I saw. Not sure why anyone would purchase a suitcase with the “Smuggler” logo o...

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Just Smuggle It

Katherine and I are running our MIDI Scrapyard Challenge Workshop at Machine Project gallery / lab space in Los Angeles this weekend, Sunday, July 9th...

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MSC @ Machine Project – LA

Happy 4th of July weekend! (For those of you in the US). I’m gone for a much needed break.. more to come soon!...

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Happy 4th

Today, July 1, 2006, this blog turns 3! 3 years ago I started writing here, not knowing how I would be able to sustain writing (almost) daily when I&#...

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3 Year Anniversary

This t-shirt is a nice way of saying that you need some time away from technology. Especially fitting for the summer when the great outdoors are calli...

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Computer Break

This “SPAM shirt” was spotted in Amsterdam today. Pretty cool idea. It reminds me of the original Spam Shirt that puts actual spam of your...

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SPAM to go

This T-shirt is a great way to prove both your love for the Christian faith and the almighty power of Intel and computing in general. I wonder if ther...

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2.0 GHZ Jesus

Walked by this shop in Amsterdam today. “PC’OKE” -although it looks like an ad for a drug den. Smoke crack while we work on your PC....

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PC on Drugs

Today we head to Amsterdam to lead one of our Scrapyard Challenge workshops at STEIM. Should be cool! If you are around the area, please stop in and s...

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Off to Amsterdam

If you’ve left a comment on the blog and it isn’t showing up – its because the comments system is currently broken – ie. IR...

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Comments Broken

Here’s an article I wrote about Heath Bunting’s “SuperWeed” project for the “System_Hack” show. Read Up!...

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System_Hack

The “iDon’t” anti-iPod campaign is pretty interesting. Above is a pic I took of one of their ads on a billboard in NYC. To them, the...

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iDon't Therefore iDo

Toronto-based artist Amos Latteier‘s latest project “We’re Not Gonna Take It!” lets people call into a local phone number and ...

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Protest Songs For Everyone

Texas based artist, Max Kazemzadeh’s “Sun.Dial” project is a “an internet-based installation project that fosters a sense of s...

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Dial The Sun

Blast Theory‘s latest project “Day Of The Figurines“, ” is set in a fictional town that is littered, dark and underpinned with...

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Day of the Figurines

Part one of an interview I did for the “School Library Journal” about my work and the history of Coin-Operated.com is here and Part 2 of t...

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Interview Up

Today is 6.6.6. but I don’t believe in any of that stuff. haha – I guess if the world does end at least we’ll know that the genius w...

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6.6.06

The book ‘New Media Art” by Mark Tribe and Reena Jana (published by Taschen) came out today in the US! The project Umbrella.net that Kathe...

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New Media Art

Recent Parsons School of Design grad, Paul Notzold’s “Textual Healing” project examines the public use of text (or SMS) messaging by...

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Just the TXT Please

The OwlProject’s “iLog” is a wooden iPod-like MP3 player that is sure to give you a musical “splinter”. From the descrip...

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Pump Up The iLog

Taking a break from the blog for a bit, more to come soon tho....

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Breakin'

Check out this interview I did for Gizmodo with Chicago-based artist Sabrina Raaf. Above is a picture of her project “Icelandic Rift”! Ver...

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Sabrina Raaf Interview Up

This book, “Hackoff.com” by Tom Evslin, bills itself as “a historic murder mystery set in the Internet bubble and rubble”. The...

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Murder Dot Com

DLLD.com has to be one of my favorite all-time websites. It’s the story of “One Eye” and “Liz” and the only reason I fou...

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DLLD

Just uploaded a video about Katherine and my MIDI Scrapyard Challenge workshops to our main project page. You can watch it here. This video documents ...

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MIDI Scrapyard Challenge Video

The book “New Media Art” (2006) from Taschen by Mark Tribe and Reena Jana is now out in Europe. Here’s a link to its page on the Tas...

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New Media Art

Beijing-based, US artist, Rania Ho’s “Fatso” project “is an interactive installation consisting of inflatable fat suits and a ...

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Get Phat

While in Montreal we passed this net cafe on the street. I’m not sure I would want to go in there with my laptop and “catch” somethi...

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Internet Virus Cafe

I’ll be at CHI this weekend up in Montreal. If anyone is around say hi! More to come l8r from my old haunt…....

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Heading To CHI

This inflatable USB drive called the “Flashbag” grows in size (using micro air pumps) as more data is loaded into it and keeps its shape e...

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Memory Balloon

The “Perpetual (Tropical) Sunshine” installation (from Switzerland’s Fabric Lab specializing in “Electronic Architecture”...

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Creating The Sun

The interview I did with Canadian artist, Garnet Hertz for Gizmodo is up now! Above is a picture of his cockroch controlled mobile robot. Read away...

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Interview With Garnet Hertz

My PS2Com case mod made it onto Neatorama’s “Ultimate Case Mod” list yesterday! Pretty cool to be included with all of those crazy p...

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The Ultimate

These new Wireless Extension Cords are just what I’ve always wanted but was too afraid to ask for. Just imagine having 220-110 volts of power in...

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Shockingly Simple

Taking a break from blogging for a bit – more to come mid-April…...

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Breakin'

Just put up some documentation of my PS2Com Playstation 2 Case mod. Basically the project turns an existing Ps2 into a Nintendo Famicom circa the earl...

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PS2 Case Mod

These Pre-Pixellated T-Shirts are pretty cool – especially if you want to avoid getting sued before you try to jump in front of a live news came...

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Pixelate Before You Get Sued!

The Email Graphic Traceroute asks you to simply paste “an email with full headers into a field and the app will trace the path your email messag...

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Email Tracking

The Takeaway Festival at the London Science Museum’s Dana Centre is examing the future of DIY culture and media through workshops and exhibition...

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Takeaway Fest

US-based artist Rick Silva is the world’s first “Sattellite Jockey”. Silva mixes and scratches the planet using Google Earth to beco...

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Playing God

The talk that I gave on the subject: “Media Art Futures” @ the Ars Electronica Forum at the ARCO Art fair in Madrid this past February is ...

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ARS@ARCO Talk Up!

My project, Wifi-Hog is included in the exhibition, “Reclaim The Spectrum” happening at the “ZEMOS98” festival in Seville from...

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Reclaim the Spectrum!

I really like it when simplicity meets utter complexity to the point where it becomes completely ridiculous. This is the case with Massively Multi-Pla...

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Play Pong Together Massively

I definitely have a new favorite blog that I read everyday: Chewbacca’s Blog is chock full of intelligible quips about life, outer space, and th...

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Celebrity Blogs

The Printball is “an Ink-Jet printer using a PaintBall Gun as printhead. The gun is mounted on a pan & tilt unit which is connected to a Ma...

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Printer Fire

Now even White Castle’s famous “Square Burgers” have gone “Open Source”. Check out the recipe to make your mince meat ex...

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View Burger Source

The “Woz” PodBrix Minifig is a limited numbered edition of 300 units. Hand created by Tomi, each figure stands just 1.75″ tall. Incl...

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Lego Nerds

Now you can be the “uber geek” and stay as chubby as your geekiest friends with Advanced Circuit’s “Engineering Student Specia...

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Free Pizza With PCBs!

Today walking around Madrid I noticed this “High Tech Hotel” sign and wondered what they really meant by that. Internet connection in ever...

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High Tech Stay

Katherine and I are speaking at Dorkbot Madrid this Saturday night, Feb 11th! If you are in Madrid please stop by!...

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Dorkbot Madrid

I definitely want to get this shirt just to profess my love for the bloggers around the world. Ha....

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Best T-Shirt Ever

Today is my —st bday! I’m getting old – hehe! Well I guess that’s why its called a bday.....

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Happy Bday

L.A. based artist Marie Sester’s new project, BEAM is a ” spatially interactive installation which displays visuals from a database of Ame...

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BEAM Me Up

Thomson and Craighead’s Unprepared Piano project consists of “a Yamaha Disklavier grand piano that is connected to a database of music MID...

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Piano Games

I noticed that a mouse (above) was released recently that has an LCD click counter on the top to count all clicks by its user. I did a project (screen...

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Clicking Away

The interview / article I did for GIZMODO on Danish artist, Mogens Jacobsen is now online. Read up! (Above is a pic of his project: “SKIP”...

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Jacobsen Interview Up

For his solo show in NYC, Brody Condon created a “full size 85′ lamborghini countach (pictured) from cast plastic branches. the original w...

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Car Games

The WooPeFi by Yaniv Steiner is a Wi-Fi enabled “streaming Mp3 player based on Linux-Debian, embedded inside a classic radio.” This projec...

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MP3 Streaming Radio

They should probably make a cartoon about Geek Squad, the team of computer helpers that make housecalls with their branded volkswagen bug. The pics of...

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Nerd Force

Wishing everyone a great 2006! I’m sure this will be a lot better than 2-0-5. Lots of good stuff in the worx for next year! More to come…...

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(H)appy New Year