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SPOTLIGHT: New Banksy Mural On Love in the Digital Era

Oh, Banksy, we love how you never seem to miss a beat. Painted on a quaint stone wall on Clement Street in Bristol, United Kingdom is a new mural from the famed artist depicting a scenario thats becoming all too familiar in this ever-so saturated digital world. 

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SPOTLIGHT: New Banksy Mural On Love in the Digital Era

Oh, Banksy, we love how you never seem to miss a beat. Painted on a quaint stone wall on Clement Street in Bristol, United Kingdom is a new mural from the famed artist depicting a scenario thats becoming all too familiar in this ever-so saturated digital world. 

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MUSIC: Watch M.I.A. and Janelle Monae Perform Hologram Duet

For the launch events of the Audi A3 on Thursday night, Janelle Monae and M.I.A. were selected to perform on two separate coasts. M.I.A. performed in New York, and Monae performed in West Hollywood, but that didn’t stop them from hosting a “live” collaboration with each other. 

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MUSIC: Watch M.I.A. and Janelle Monae Perform Hologram Duet

For the launch events of the Audi A3 on Thursday night, Janelle Monae and M.I.A. were selected to perform on two separate coasts. M.I.A. performed in New York, and Monae performed in West Hollywood, but that didn’t stop them from hosting a “live” collaboration with each other. 

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DESIGN: Fashion’s First GPS Jacket

Sydney-based Wearable Experiments (We:eX) latest offering is quite the spectacle. The Navigate jacket is a (via your cellphone) GPS-enabled jacket that many would wear even if the battery died, which is exactly what fashion tech should be. More after the jump:

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DESIGN: Fashion’s First GPS Jacket

Sydney-based Wearable Experiments (We:eX) latest offering is quite the spectacle. The Navigate jacket is a (via your cellphone) GPS-enabled jacket that many would wear even if the battery died, which is exactly what fashion tech should be. More after the jump:

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DESIGN: Rinspeed’s ‘XchangE’: A Crazy Driverless Tesla You Can Live In 

This tuned-up Tesla is a living room and an office on wheels, designed for the future of self-driving cars. 

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DESIGN: Rinspeed’s ‘XchangE’: A Crazy Driverless Tesla You Can Live In 

This tuned-up Tesla is a living room and an office on wheels, designed for the future of self-driving cars. 

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DESIGN: “If I Were You, Would I Better Understand Myself?”

Talk about seeing the world through someone else’s eyes.

Virtual reality gaming headset Oculus Rift is being used in Gender Swap, an experiment within the interactive, open-source art project The Machine to be Another.

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DESIGN: “If I Were You, Would I Better Understand Myself?”

Talk about seeing the world through someone else’s eyes.

Virtual reality gaming headset Oculus Rift is being used in Gender Swap, an experiment within the interactive, open-source art project The Machine to be Another.

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DESIGN: Body Atlas

Insane. Finnish researchers have attempted to pinpoint the ways in which our emotions affect our bodies.

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DESIGN: Swedes Develop Invisible Bike Helmet

Hey there, hipster! No bike helmut, huh? We all have our reasons. Helmut hair, ugly chin straps, general discomfort, and other things of this nature. 

But what if there were a helmet that answered both categories of complaint? One that respected your brain and your coiffure?

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DESIGN: Swedes Develop Invisible Bike Helmet

Hey there, hipster! No bike helmut, huh? We all have our reasons. Helmut hair, ugly chin straps, general discomfort, and other things of this nature. 

But what if there were a helmet that answered both categories of complaint? One that respected your brain and your coiffure?

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