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Visualizating Kung Fu, Ethereally

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“Visualizing the invisible is always fascinating, and motion visualizations have been created even in pre-digital times with light, photography, costumes or paintings.” Says Tobias Gremmier, the creator of this stunning piece titled Kung Fu Motion Visualization. When I first saw this motion piece, I immediately thought of one of myContinue Reading

May 27, 2016
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8 Years Creating a New Picture Every Day, so Far…

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“In second grade” says Beeple, “I think I won a painting contest.” Mike Winkelmann, a.k.a. Beeple is one of the most talented, ambitious, disciplined and hard-working digital artists I’ve seen. Not only he directs visually arresting films, which will be another post, but also he has, for the last eightContinue Reading

May 20, 2016
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Smoking Kills. Outsource it.

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In a world in which almost everything can be done by machines, especially the dangerous, risky jobs, why still bother taking the health risks of smoking cigarettes yourself? Wouldn’t it be better to outsource that too? This genius machine, made by the Norwegian artist Kristoffer Myskja can be your solution. And the best thing aboutContinue Reading

April 27, 2016
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Alfalfa New York Top 7 Instagrams Part XII

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This world is full of endless inspiration; from colors to places to people. Everything is out there. For the last few years, I’ve been using Instagram to capture those fleeting moments that offer a glimpse into the extraordinary. Many times I’ve wondered why something that we see everyday, all ofContinue Reading

April 20, 2016
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A New Rembrandt Portrait: 347 Years After His Death!

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“We used technology and data, like Rembrant used his paints and his brushes to create something new.” —Ron Augustus, Director SMB Markets Microsoft An impressive group of technologists, corporations, and curators set out to the impossible task of creating a new Rembrandt painting. The audacious group asked themselves a challengingContinue Reading

April 13, 2016
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Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

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Violence and patience: an interesting paradox. The wish to destroy something often translates in powerful, explosive gestures. In this case the Dutch artist Leon de Bruijne found a surprisingly meditative way to reduce wooden furniture into dust and dust only. In Dutch the words for violence (geweld) and great (geweldig) are, as you can see, veryContinue Reading

February 9, 2016
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Parallax Effect

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Today’s blog post is going to be about a web design effect called: The parallax . First of all: What is it? The Parallax scrolling is a technique in computer graphics and web design, where background images move by the camera slower than foreground images, creating an illusion of depthContinue Reading

January 5, 2016
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The Unseen Art Project: “Please, Touch the Artwork!”

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“3D print [artworks] so they may be touched and felt” This is one of the mission statements of Unseen art, a recently launched company with a big project: make art more accessible and inclusive. Through 3D printing classical masterpieces, an amazing opportunity for the visually impaired and blind people isContinue Reading

December 7, 2015
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Alfalfa New York Top 7 Instagrams Part XI

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What do you do with a community of more than 400 million people? Sell them stuff! That’s what any marketer would tell you. Currently, for companies looking to drive business, the Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs is called Instagram—the 400 million people community. Curalate, the all-in-one visual marketing platformContinue Reading

November 30, 2015
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Switch to the Google Side of the Force

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Great news for all the Star Wars fanatics reading our blog! As you may have heard, a new Star Wars movie is coming out soon and if you own a google account, it is time for you to pick a side. That’s right, google allows you to choose between theContinue Reading

November 29, 2015
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The 4D Mapping Effect

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What is Projection Mapping and How Does it Work? The projection technology is used to turn objects of different sizes and shapes onto a display screen for video projection. Advertisers have used this technology to display their products on everything, from shoes to skyscrapers. Video mapping requires specialized software thatContinue Reading

October 14, 2015
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Facts About Car Logos You Didn’t Know (Part 1)

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1. ALFA ROMEO Alfa Romeo is a proud Italian brand, but curiously it was born in France. In 1910, the Milanese aristocrat Cavaliere Ugo Stella was associated to the French car company Darracq in order to market the product in Italy. When the company failed, Stella Relocated the company toContinue Reading

SeaGlass Carousel: O-fish-ally the Best Ride in New York

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After being in development for the last decade, Battery Park’s SeaGlass Carousel has finally opened and is taking downtown New York on quite an adventure. It was designed to brighten up the park and commemorate the Battery’s history as the first home of the New York Aquarium, which has sinceContinue Reading

October 1, 2015
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Creative and Crazy Iphone Cases

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The New Iphone 6S is now in stores! And as usual for each new version there is going to be new and more creative or funny cases to protect your new phone. I made a little collection of all kind of cases you can find on the internet, each oneContinue Reading

September 24, 2015
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Alfalfa New York Top 7 Instagrams Part X

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Instagram recently announced their community has grown to more than 200 million Instagrammers who love capturing and sharing their lives every month. I’m one of them. In fact, I recently reached the 1,000 pictures mark myself. Before I share the 7 most popular images from the last set of 100,Continue Reading

September 14, 2015
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