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04 July 2014 14:00

A Strange Peanut-Shaped Building Designed by Algorithms | Design | WIRED

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The Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, looks like a peanut crossed with a honeycomb. This odd, organic-looking building would’ve never been made if not for the powers of computational design and robotic manufacturing.

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04 July 2014 09:00

Former Microsoft Engineers Launch Pixotale, A Social Networking App For Visual Storytelling | TechCrunch

by sbrothier
A pair of ex-Microsoft engineers, Robert Mao and Haitao Li, have launched what they describe as a new social network based around photos and videos with Pixotale, an app that aims to re-imagine long-form storytelling for the mobile era.

04 July 2014 08:00

Google’s Street View cameras are touring museums and taking weird selfies by accident - Quartz

by sbrothier
The curtain slips a bit in the Camera in the Mirror, a new Tumblr project by the Spanish artist Mario Santamaría that collects accidental self-portraits of Google’s hulking cameras while they go about their work. It turns out that museums have a lot of mirrors, and the cameras often photograph themselves in front of them. +

04 July 2014 07:00


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How A Former Google Data Guy Could Change What We Eat For Breakfast | TechCrunch

by sbrothier
Hampton Creek, the plant-based egg startup known for its product “Just Mayo,” launched in Dollar Tree this week and is expanding its operations to a 90k square-footfacility in the heart of San Francisco in the next few months. On top of that, it just lured away Google’s main data guy, Dan Zigmond. The reason? To turn the food industrial complex on its head. Zigmond has tackled complex data problems for the last eight years for both YouTube and Google maps. His new plan is to build the world’s largest plant database at Hampton Creek. This, in turn, may just change what you and I put in our mouths every morning without us even knowing it. But first…

04 July 2014 06:00

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