Künstler mit Behinderung malen Bilder mit der Kraft ihrer Gehirnströme

In China haben 83 Millionen Menschen eine Behinderung, mehr als in jedem anderen Land der Welt. Gleichzeitig ist die staatliche Unterstützung für diese Menschen jedoch minimal. Der Künstler Jodi Xiong will auf ihre Situation aufmerksam machen – indem er sie durch die Kraft ihrer Gedanken Bilder malen lässt.

„Mind Art“ heißt Xiongs Projekt. Über Weibo und WeChat, zwei der populärsten sozialen Netzwerke Chinas, suchte der Künstler zunächst Kandidaten. 300 Menschen sendeten Nachrichten und Bilder,…

  • 27.11.2014, 17:22 von Editor Uno
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NASA 3D prints its first object aboard the International Space Station

A 3D-printer on the International Space Station has produced its first object, "paving the way to future long-term space expeditions" according to the US space agency NASA.

Installed on the space station on 17 November by NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore, the printer began producing its first part – a faceplate for its own casing – on Monday using commands sent from ground controllers on earth. The experiment was intended to prove that the machine would be able to produce its own replacement par…

  • 27.11.2014, 16:58 von Editor Uno
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Fifty of the world's tallest unfinished skyscrapers will "never complete"

Financial fiascos and political problems have caused 50 skyscrapers taller than 150 metres to be started and never finished, according to industry experts.

The latest research from the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats(CTBUH) has designated 50 tall buildings as "never completed", meaning that "site works had begun but were completely halted and no reports indicate that construction will continue".

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The report, entitled Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Bu…

  • 27.11.2014, 16:18 von Editor Uno
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IDEO envisions a future where self-driving workplaces commute to you

American design consultancy IDEO has developed a series of concept vehicles that imagine how autonomous vehicles could transform the way we work, shop and travel.

As part of its Future of Automobility project, IDEO produced three concepts exploring the potential of driverless vehicles, including on-demand delivery services and workplaces that commute to employees.

We do quite a bit of more focused, next-generation work with our transportation clients that takes into account many of the con…

  • 27.11.2014, 15:44 von Editor Uno
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