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Why this guy hacked his Kindle to email Jeff Bezos

www.geekwire.com
“Interface artist” Johannes P Osterhoff As part of the terms of use for Amazon Kindle devices, users grant the company permission to collect data including their bookmarks and the last page they’ve read. This information helps the company synchronize the reading experience across devices. It also feeds into advanced analytics that...
Why this guy hacked his Kindle to email Jeff Bezos

Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

www.businessinsider.com
An investigative series by the New York Times and a performance piece by Mike Daisey featured on This American Life have put the spotlight on Foxconn, the Taiwanese company whose massive Chinese factories manufacture some of the world's most popular consumer electronics. As well as working with companies like Dell, Motorola, Nokia and Hewlett-Packard, Foxconn assembles...
Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

The Wireless Connection Between You And Digital Media

shegeeks.net
It’s amazing to see how today’s innovators are pushing the boundaries of technology. You probably have a few examples of companies or people you think are doing innovative things. How about a choreographer? You can add performance-technology artist Koosil-ja Hwang to your list once you see what she’s creating. 3D...
The Wireless Connection Between You And Digital Media

The Modular Electronic Drums of Nick Yulman

blog.makezine.com
Nick Yulman, of NY Soundworks, recently debuted debuted his Index Boogie performance piece at PS1. The piece consists of various solenoid-powered noise makers, which Yulman calls either “Surface Poppers” or “Drum Beaters”. They’re designed to be modular music devices that can easily be mated to virtually any inanimate object....
The Modular Electronic Drums of Nick Yulman
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