An introductory guide to some of the most remarkable innovations/curiosities within music technology.
Don’t press us on the sordid details, but we happen to be in the interesting and privileged position of sitting on documents that contain Arne Jacobsen drawings called ‘House of the Future’. Produced in 1932, a few years after the original House of the Future was designed, these documents display comprehensive drawings of what we’re quite certain has to be the world’s first flat screen TV.
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It’s amazing, spine-tinglingly wonderous and more than a little bit frightening: scientists can now record the images in your head - and they’re on the verge of being able to record your dreams.
Shot from the ISS space station as it orbits the Earth at night, this NASA-produced time lapse film takes you around the world in a minute.
This may not seem that amazing at first glance. But once you dig below the surface and consider the implications and possibilities of this Nasa-approved, Japanese technology it quickly becomes another matter.
If you’re not familiar with the sounds of mysterious, Dutch, synth-freak, Danny Wolfers, AKA Legowelt, now is the time to get better acquainted. He’s just put out a tight, new album that’ll make you dance and occasionally scratch your chin. In a housey, psychedelic sort of way. Quite surprisingly, you can now download the entire album for free.
Okay, this is actually pretty interesting. Cornell Creative Machines Lab made their chatbot talk to itself and the outcome was a bizarre but somehow affecting discussion(?) about unicorns and God. And probing questions from chatbot B on whether or not chatbot A wants a real body.