Light Show of the Day: There’s a Ghost Ship in Amsterdam


The Flying Dutchman is real, and it’s in Amsterdam. As part of the 2014/2015 Amsterdam Light Festival, a group of visual artists from Transylvania called VisualSKIN have projected a 3D image of a 17th century ship in the waters of a canal. The “retro-futuristic hologram” consists of two intersecting projections onto perpendicular planes of …

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Technology of the Day: 3D-Printed Dress Will Turn You Into a Spider


Dutch based fashion/tech designer Anouk Wipprecht thinks clothing these days is lacking something: “microcontrollers.” That’s why she created the “Spider Dress 2.0″ a robotic, arachnid-like gown, which uses an Intel Edison chip and biosensors to react to the world around you. It detects your breathe as people approach, and will automatically raise …

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