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MetroPCS Taps Japan's Tokidoki to Skin New Android Phone

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Aiming to cash in on the popularity of tokidoki, MetroPCS plans to sell an Android phone decked out in the Japanese street art style. The Huawei phone is tokidoki inside and out featuring a stylized case as well as on-screen wallpaper, a program for adding tokidoki embellishments to photos as...
MetroPCS Taps Japan's Tokidoki to Skin New Android Phone

More Art Project online for you to explore

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Back in April we announced a major expansion of the Google Art Project. Since then 15 million people have explored the paintings, sculptures, street art and photographs contributed by our partners. From today the number of treasures you can view is increasing by more than 10% as 29 new art...
More Art Project online for you to explore

dpstyles: East Village street art ain't so bullish on iPad vs...

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dpstyles: East Village street art ain't so bullish on iPad vs iPad Mini iPad-on-iPad violence. So street....
dpstyles: East Village street art ain't so bullish on iPad vs...

Google Art Project adds nearly 2,000 works, from street art to prized photos

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The Google Art Project could be considered a safeguard for culture when it's preserving work that's not just difficult to see, but may disappear at the drop of a hat. Witness Google's latest addition of 30 partners, and almost 2,000 pieces of art, as proof. The collection includes 100-plus...
Google Art Project adds nearly 2,000 works, from street art to prized photos
Google hosts Indonesian street art with Chrome Open Spaces, invites archipelago artists to submit work via custom Chrome app (Video)

Artspotter Sculpts Its New App To Be The Social Platform For Art Fans

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When the Artspotter app and site first appeared last year we noted it was a more of an art map that lets you discover and publish art around you, whether it be galleries, street art, you name it. It was billed as a sort of art discovery app for the...
Artspotter Sculpts Its New App To Be The Social Platform For Art Fans

BigArtMob Plans To Turn Urban Street Art Into Cash Via Tourist Maps And API

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Back in the day BigArtMob was originally a cultural project backed by UK broadcaster Channel 4, but now it’s being re-animated as a full-blown startup. It’s starting from an interesting – shall we say – position. It allows people to upload and tag ‘public art’ to a map, which, in...
BigArtMob Plans To Turn Urban Street Art Into Cash Via Tourist Maps And API
France removes Internet cut-off threat from its anti-piracy law

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Backed By Rappers Nas And Pusha T, Urban Culture-Focused Media Company Mass Appeal Raises $1.2M

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Mass Appeal, a joint venture that’s both reviving the Broolyn-based, graffiti-focused magazine of the same name and also moving into online content, is announcing that it has raised $1.2 million in funding. It’s backed by a mix of traditional firms and figures from the hip hop world. The rapper, (and...
Backed By Rappers Nas And Pusha T, Urban Culture-Focused Media Company Mass Appeal Raises $1.2M

SalesCrunch Boldly Offers to Buy Competitor WebEx for $1 via Bizarre Slide Deck

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A creepy slide from the SalesCrunch offer. SalesCrunch, the "next-generation online meeting platform," announced today that it's willing to take one of Cisco's more extraneous ventures off the company's hands for the generous price of $1 (plus 15 percent equity). WebEx, for which Cisco paid a whopping $3.2 billion in...
SalesCrunch Boldly Offers to Buy Competitor WebEx for $1 via Bizarre Slide Deck

Hofstadter's Law and yarn bombs: How to keep your brain from underestimating task time

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Do you ever wonder why you never have enough time — no matter how much planning you undertake to stay on top of things? That’s called the Planning Fallacy. We’re going to look at two solutions to this problem. But first, a glossary! Glossary Yarn Bomb: a type of graffiti or...
Hofstadter's Law and yarn bombs: How to keep your brain from underestimating task time

Keith Haring: a life in clips

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Keith Haring, who would have been 54 today, has been celebrated with a Google Doodle - and there's plenty more on YouTube tooKeith Haring has a special place in both high and popular culture. His instantly recognisable graffiti migrated from the subways of New York to the world's galleries, and...
Keith Haring: a life in clips
New York's SideTour brings its engaging real-world 'experiences' to Chicago

Microsoft Surface street art ads pop up in NYC

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New street art spotted around New York City appear to tout Microsoft's Surface, though so far the company is mum about their appearance. [Read more]...
Microsoft Surface street art ads pop up in NYC

Wander unveils its invite-only beta as a beautiful new way to share and experience the world

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Today, 13 startups are about to present to a room packed with investors, industry analysts and media at TechStars’ 3rd yearly Demo Day in New York. Wander, a rather stealthy project by CEO Jeremy Fisher, is one of those startups, and the company is launching today in public invite-only beta (the...
Wander unveils its invite-only beta as a beautiful new way to share and experience the world
Google Art Project adds 2,000 works from 30 new partners, including São Paulo street art and rare pieces from China and Japan

The Rapid Growth of Instagram-Powered Art Shows

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Instagram images come in all shapes and sizes. But when they are on the wall of a gallery instead of just existing on the iPhone or Android app, the once ephemeral images cast with filters take on a completely different meaning. As Duchamp did with a urinal nearly 100...
The Rapid Growth of Instagram-Powered Art Shows
Google Art Project now has over 30,000 works including the White House Gallery

Sign Of The Times: Google Graffiti Pops Up In NYC

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Everyone wants to chime in on Google’s privacy polices including, it seems, graffiti artists. In recent weeks, an unflattering version of the company logo has appeared in New York, depicting the double vowel in the company’s name as a pair of surveillance cameras. Here’s a photo of the logo...
Sign Of The Times: Google Graffiti Pops Up In NYC

BBC News - Street art posters latest adverts to be censored by TfL

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BBC News - Street art posters latest adverts to be censored by TfL

With Custom Art Startup JuicyCanvas, You Add A Personal Touch To Paintings Before You Buy Them

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Startup JuicyCanvas has launched a new service for buying custom art. The experience is pretty straightforward. You go to the JuicyCanvas site and choose a piece of art that you like. Then you can tweak it to your liking, adjusting the size, rotating it, changing the colors, and so on....
With Custom Art Startup JuicyCanvas, You Add A Personal Touch To Paintings Before You Buy Them

Passersby photobomb interactive Malaysian mural

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Malaysian street art comes to life as painter asks the camera-toting public to place themselves in the interactive work, and share their creations. [Read more]...
Passersby photobomb interactive Malaysian mural

Turning Street View Into Street Art

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Paolo Cirio turns Google's realm of digital imprints into prints that live in the physical world....
Turning Street View Into Street Art
Microsoft Surface street art in New York: Pricing next?

Street Art That Steals Back From Google Maps

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Paolo Cirio creates real-life replicas of people captured by Google's Street View cars, then pastes them into the locations where they were photographed....
Street Art That Steals Back From Google Maps
France convicts first person under anti-piracy law (even though he didn't do it)
Making a real-life animated GIF of Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood's apocalyptic album art

Google Art Project passes 35,000 objects, gets a Hangout app and a Compare button

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Google today announced a few noteworthy milestones for its Art Project initiative. 29 new art organisations from 14 countries have agreed to bring their collections online, bumping the total the number of treasures you can view via Google by more than 10 percent, available from around 180 partners. In fact,...
Google Art Project passes 35,000 objects, gets a Hangout app and a Compare button

This is what happens when street art meets geek culture

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Incredible things happen when tech meets art when technical constraints no longer get in the way and the mind of an artist can move in any possible direction. Further proving that code is poetry (and that hardware hacking is absolutely awesome), “Water Light Graffiti”, created by Antonin Fourneau, is the result of...
This is what happens when street art meets geek culture
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