High Tech Trash: Your Computer Parts Are Toxic

shockleewebpic_ewasteproblemAs this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.

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A Ring To Control Your Software: The Hot Hand Wireless MIDI Controller

shockleewebpic_hothandmidicontrollerThis cool new ring device from Source Audio is a wireless USB MIDI controller with a motion-sensing accelerometer that you can use to control your DAW or live-performance software while creating in the studio or performing live.

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More Trees Less Assholes

shockleestorypic_moretreesYou know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.

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DJ’s + Well-Being = The Evolution Of Conscious Clubbing

shockleewebpic_morninggloryMorning Glory is an AM dance party in London started by event producer Samantha Moyo and bodywork therapist Nico Thoemmes whose motto ‘Rave your way into the day’ is catching on in London. The concept? Leave the traditional gym behind and get your morning workout by dancing in a club with DJ’s and array of smoothies, massage and coffee bar.

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The Leap Motion Controller Might Soon Replace Your Mouse

If you thought Microsoft’s Kinect was cool, here comes the next frontier of gestural technology. The Leap Motion Controller is a motion-control software and USB connected hardware piece that plugs into your computer to allow physical human/computer interaction.

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See The Unseen: Cymbal At 1,000 Frames Per Second

Take a look at what we can’t see with the naked eye. A cymbal being struck with a drumstick never looked so interesting thanks to some super high speed frame rate shooting courtesy of a Phantom Flex HD Gold video camera.

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Forms: Human Motion & Reverberations Through Space & Time

Forms is an ongoing collaboration between visuals artists Memo Akten and Quayola, a series of studies on human motion, and its reverberations through space and time. It is inspired by the works of Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton, Étienne-Jules Marey as well as similarly inspired modernist cubist works such as Marcel Duchamp’s “Nude Descending a Staircase No.2″. Rather than focusing on observable trajectories, it explores techniques of extrapolation to sculpt abstract forms, visualizing unseen relationships – power, balance, grace and conflict – between the body and its surroundings.

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Meanwhile In Oakland, California…

Riot police fired tear gas, flashbang grenades, beanbag rounds and rubber bullets at the site of the Occupy Oakland camp area last night.

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Occupation Goes Global With Protests In More Than 1,000 Cities: Map, Pics & Video

Arab spring…Spanish summer…American autumn…Global winter?

Occupy Wall Street went beyond Wall Street this weekend with a reported 1,000 cities and 80 countries around the world in protest in a global day of rage. This collection of photos documents the thousands that hit the streets in locations like, St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, Toronto, Philly, Rome, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, France, Brussels, Madrid, Times Square in New York City and Hong Kong. Plus, see the video reports with live coverage from New York, Brussels, Greece, Rome, London, Madrid, Tokyo, Hong Kong for a recap of developments.

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Move Around The World: Experience 11 Countries In 1 Minute

A pretty amazing short piece…what went into it? Only…3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage…

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