With FoodU students of the Merz-Akademie can check out the daily menu of Merz-Cafeteria and DaCapo Restaurant in one simple Android-Application.
Don’t Hassel the WWW is a new project by three brave students of last semester’s project “Timeline”, guided by Olia Lialina. Darja Daut, Susanne Müller and Lisa Hofmann staged the history of David Hasselhoff’s personal webpage.
Christina Xu, co-founder of Awesome Foundation and ROFLcon (Boston) gave a talk in Stuttgart on the 31st of October — “The Power of User Error”
Do You Believe in Users? This question, asked in the legendary 1985 movie Tron, nowadays would have to be asked with a smile, as a nostalgic remark about the days when “apps” in neon costumes competed with each other and their users in racing games — but instead it is gaining earnest relevance.
The Project deals with the remediation of archives, collections and exhibitions. It is a collaboration with the civic Archive „Les Archives“ in Bruxelles.
Denis Hofmann and Thomas Notschka put together detailed tutorial to help you make proper 3D plots with the Makterbot.
In the interactive experience the user is forced to play the role of a spectator who falls through the grim structures of a dysfunctional cyberspace library, barely able to assume control or catch a glimpse at the contents the library hides behind solid bars. The only places he can get some rest are the latrines on each floor.
Bilum is an interactive installation for an ethnographic museum, which makes it easier for visitors to access the important information about a string bag made by hand in Papua New Guinea, without putting the original object into the shadow.
2012 Julia Böger and Mona Mohr finished their fandom studies with an impressive project – ZOMBASE. It is a mixed-media open-source game concept for Nintendo DS.
Two recent projects that could make us revise “Computer Power and Human Reason”
If you are into music, adventure and file sharing, you should definitely try http://www.audiochopsuey.com by Oliver Rübener, a new platform to exchange audio files.
Daraja Daut’s work in last semester’s Magic Paper group was centered around scrollbars: their invention and acceptance, their metamorphoses through time and operating systems and their gradual disappearance from interfaces in the last couple of years.