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Observing Trends in Automated Multilingual Media Analysis

Any large organisation, be it public or private, monitors the media for information to keep abreast of developments in their field of interest, and usually also to become aware of positive or negative opinions expressed towards them. At least for the written media, computer programs…

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WE ARE CONNECTED

Interacting with the Internet of things Video By Marco Mion In the last 25 years the internet connected 3 billion people with profound implications on the world as we see it today. “the internet of things” is a term often used of describe the connectivity…

The Rise of Interaction Design Patents

Note: This article generally addresses practitioners and patent attorneys, yet can benefit inventors and interaction-design developers just the same. State of the Art It is hard to keep up with technology. Its progress is accelerating (see Moore’s Law; also see Kurzweil’s singularity concept[1]). As patent…

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Confetti Time

No Panic is a java game (realized with processing by Alessandro Filippi and Chiara Toncich) where the player has to annihilate countdown displays popping out at an ever-increasing pace. As the player misses them, the display get “flooded” by a virtual tide. Confetti Time push…

Heart Beans

Consumerism is tempting us on a daily basis: more objects, food, cloths and other products, some of which are not necessary at all. We are exposed to endless commercial content and other media that shape our perspective of what we should be, look like, and…

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iOS app for Media analysts, Journalists and health experts

Europe Media Monitor (EMM) lets you easily see, explore and understand current news reported by the world’s online media. Monitoring thousands of news sources in over 70 languages, the system uses advanced information extraction techniques to automatically determine what is being reported in the news,…

Style Wars

Style Wars is a two-player game that tests the player’s reaction and speed. The game is simple and only consists of a game unit with an integrated camera, speakers and a score-keeping system. The game functions as follows: The two players prepare for battle standing…

Thank you for SMOGging

(foto Maria Chiara Toncich) Thank you for SMOGging is ambient installation which gives the sens of begin in to the smog of four Citys. The smog will come from below in order that people feels the pollution as macro particle. The user is allowed to…

Drillr

Drillr is an art generator besed on Flickr activity about contemporary topics. Different pictures tags generate different behaviour of our painting machine. Prototype: painting machine We built a wooden structure to hold a syringe filled with coloured ink and we attached it to a drill,…