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50 artists responds to society's struggle to switch off at Somerset House's 24/7 exhibition

50 artists responds to society’s struggle to switch off at Somerset House’s 24/7 exhibition

In the first major exhibition dedicated to 24/7 culture, Somerset House presents "creative responses to this modern malaise" by more than 50 artists and designers, including Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg . Called 24/7 and billed as "a wake-up call for our non-stop world" the exhibition brings together the work of more than 50 international artists and designers,

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Intel and Alibaba Cloud Sign Strategic MoU Regarding Innovative Technologies in Preparation for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

Intel and Alibaba Cloud Sign Strategic MoU Regarding Innovative Technologies in Preparation for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

What’s New: At the Apsara Conference 2019, Intel and Alibaba Cloud signed a strategic memorandum of understand (MoU). They announced the organizations would work closely on technology solutions in a variety of areas, including 3D Athlete Tracking (3DAT) for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, as well as 360 8K virtual reality (VR), 3D digital twinning and cloud

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What are Kinetic Facades in Architecture?

For most of the history of architecture, interesting facades were achieved through materiality or ornamentation. From the elaborately painted friezes of the Parthenon to the glass exteriors of modern skyscrapers, architecture was primarily static, only ‘changing’ as the environment would change and affect the material of the façade in differing ways, be it

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Creating 'The World's Largest B2B2C Platform For Live Events': Q's With Festicket CEO Zack Sabban & Event Genius MD Reshad Hossenally

Creating ‘The World’s Largest B2B2C Platform For Live Events’: Q’s With Festicket CEO Zack Sabban & Event Genius MD Reshad Hossenally

Annie Mac Presents Lost & Found Festival 2019 Event Genius provided access control, ticketing, cashless wristbands etc. to the festival in May of this year Festicket has acquired ticketing and cashless company Event Genius for an undisclosed sum in a sale that also includes Ticket Arena, the consumer facing event marketplace of the Event Genius platform.

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How The Technology Used to Make Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’ Could Change Entertainment As We Know It

How The Technology Used to Make Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’ Could Change Entertainment As We Know It

Back in 2017, I caught a glimpse of the future. During a visit to the set of Jon Favreau ’s The Lion King , we got a look at the technology the director and his team used to create the film’s locations in virtual reality. Using a video game engine called Unity, all of the movie’s sets were built as explorable environments that can be visited and scouted by

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Is Blockchain the New Technology of Trust?

Despite issues, companies, especially those in Asia Pacific, are not shying away from the technology Blockchain continues to be a hot topic across the global start-up ecosystem. And more entrepreneurs are placing huge bets on this technology. Yet the adoption remains sluggish despite the growing investment by start-ups and potential investors. Main reasons

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How drones became entertainment

How drones became entertainment

Above: Intel shooting star mini drones put on a light show. One person on one computer can control 100 drones in unison. Drones are literal lifesavers. They’re ferrying medical samples between hospitals , giving firefighters in San Diego a top-down view of hot spots, and helping keep South Florida’s exploding mosquito population under control. But when

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UNSW @ Vivid Sydney 2019

UNSW @ Vivid Sydney 2019

The only installation at Vivid Sydney created entirely by university students, the Celestial Pancake simulates the night sky with 17,500 shimmering LED lights, connected by more than 500km of fibre optic cabling. The pancake uses music to generate patterns with the lights to envelop visitors in an immersive audio-visual experience. For this year's Sydney

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