Gucci Presents ‘Bright Diamante’ Campaign Feat. Emika

shockleewebpic_emikaguccibrightdiamanteEmika soundtracks Gucci’s new short film showcasing their pre-fall 2014 Bright Diamante Campaign of mod inspired stylish color blocking accessories.

Watch. Listen. Work it.

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MIDI Jacket Allows Music Through Movement

shockleewebpic_midijacketThe field of wearable tech is getting more innovative with each passing day. The Machina collective out of Mexico have put together a line of fashionable wears that serve as performance tech devices.

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Robot Drum & Bass

shockleewebpic_robotdnbThis is a must watch creative oddity that may be giving us a glimpse of what’s to come as more people experiment with creating more music and robotic type interfaces.

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If The Moon Were Only 1 Pixel

shockleewebpic_ifthemoonwere1pixelWe came across this interactive infographic by Josh Worth which he calls a tediously accurate scale model of the solar system and it’s totally worth your time if you have a few minutes to get scrolling.

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Sonic Water: Studies Of Visible Sound & Vibrations

shockleewebpic_sonicwaterSonic Water is an interactive installation by Sven Meyer [Elfenmaschine & kymat.de] and Kim Pörksen [Piece of Cake] that creates an interactive environment for visualizing sound and vibrations that reminds us that sound is truly physical.

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Killer Robots: Will They Soon Replace Human Judgement?

shockleewebpic_killerbotsThe development of robotic technology is happening at a tremendous pace. In other words, the RoboCop concept is not so sci-fi anymore. This past December, DARPA held a robotics challenge in Miami, Florida that showcased 16 teams from around the world, a few of which are now owned by Google. Eight robotics companies have been acquired by Google recently and they are becoming part of a new mysterious new division which seems to be working to develop future tech projects. Now, whether these are for private or military purposes remains to be seen but as you can guess it might be a bit of both. Google also recently purchased a 350,000-square-foot hangar originally built for the U.S. Navy.

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Create An Environment For Innovation: 6 Characteristics Of Truly Creative People

shockleewebpic_tinaseeligcharacteristicscreativityAccording to best selling author and Stanford University Professor Tina Seelig, ‘Workers are puzzle builders, stuck when missing a piece,’ she says. Truly creative people ‘are quilt makers — they can fit anything together.’

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Box Like Magic: A Magical Combo Of Design + Robotics By Box & Dolly

shockleewebpic_boxvideoThis combo of projection mapping, robotics and performance art has us amazed. Produced by Box & Dolly, a design and engineering studio out of San Francisco, this trippy must see piece has a simple name but makes up for it in awesomeness.

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A Lego Thriller By Annette Jung

shockleewebpic_legothrillerEnjoy Michael Jackson’s Thriller in Lego stop-motion animation style by Annette Jung of Talking-Animals, Berlin.

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Apple Gives A Tour Of The Making Of The New Mac Pro

shockleewebpic_applenewmacproA quick inside tour of how the new Mac Pro is built for fans of manufacturing, design and Apple products. This look at the assembly line is equal parts futuristic and PR move by Apple, who is trying to establish that it is working on bringing jobs back to America, though robot to human workforce ratio unknown.

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