Computer Virus Catalog
(NSFW) shows artists' renditions of famous computer viruses.
Suppose you’ve got an old computer around, just taking up space
, and your initial attempts at finding alternate uses
for it have not been successful. But you know perfectly well that, according to this super scientific pie graph
, there must be better recycling ideas out there on the net. Let’s have a look at some of them, shall we? [more inside]
has undergone several revisions since last it appeared here
. A little leaner, more focused on Processing
, but still a lab for interesting
and downright funky
technological art (QuickTime, Flash required to view demos)
The Read_Me Festival 1.2
shortlist has been posted, and includes such projects as Carnivore
(not the government one, though that was part of the concept), and the DeskSwap
screensaver. While this is a "software art" exhibition, it's of particular note that patches or even just instructions
for making existing software do things not originally intended are allowable entries. I haven't been through all of them to see if any patches were entered, but it'd be interesting what the publishers might think of these, since it would basically constitute hacking and/or reverse engineering.
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So cool I nearly wet myself.
Yet Another Artist Link
, this time i'm showcasing an artist/skinner who not only does great work, but believes in usability (for all those 'hey i've been using winamp for 6 months now, and i still need the buttons plainly labeled' whiners). just kidding folks. check out the wallpapers too while you're there.
Making art out of a Microsoft mouse.
Tails of the City is a rather cool project that entails
using a Microsoft mouse as the canvas. You can bid on the works if you so desire - but just check out the fine details! [k10k
Check out this "mirror",
its computer controlled and made out of wood
. I really want one of these, watch the non-streaming video to view it in action.