10 interesting links from around the Web #014

From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from flexible e-skins, to 3D printing on the moon, to the Lensa app. This is a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.

  1. NASA funds ICON to develop lunar 3D-printing construction technology
    Space agency NASA has awarded construction company ICON a $57 million contract to develop 3D-printing technology to build roads, launchpads and homes on the moon’s surface.
  2. Veronica Ryan becomes the oldest person to win the Turner Prize, at 66
    “This is the Turner Prize recognising that artists can have a breakthrough at any moment in their career,” says Tate Liverpool director Helen Legg
  3. Zaha Hadid Architects unveils modular pavilions for Odesa Expo 2030 bid
    Dismantable buildings form the core of Zaha Hadid Architects’ proposed masterplan for Odesa’s world expo bid, which would offer participating nations a kit of parts to build their own pavilions.
  4. Lensa is the app behind your friends’ new profile pics. Here’s what artists have to say about it.
    Lensa, a popular app that uses AI technology to turn users’ selfies into elevated art, has been surging in popularity. But artificial intelligence-based art has its pros and cons, artists say.
  5. No end in sight: artists and curators flee Russia and build new lives in exile as Ukraine war rages on
    Georgia has become a major centre of refuge for Russians who oppose the war
  6. 5 Must-See Booths at Art Basel Miami Beach 2022, From a Fully Functioning Casino to a Gutsy Presentation by a Rising Star
    Galleries were looking to sell more than they were looking to surprise. But we found a few memorable stands.
  7. Dyson launches air-purifying headphones to tackle “dual challenges” of noise and pollution
    Technology company Dyson has announced that its Dyson Zone air-purifying headphones are set to go on sale, despite the product attracting widespread criticism when it was revealed earlier this year.
  8. Electronic Second Skins Are the Wearables of the Future
    Flexible e-skins could be used to measure wearers’ blood pressure, temperature, and oxygen levels in real time, assisting with diagnoses and health care.
  9. ChatGPT: Everything you need to know about OpenAI’s GPT-3 tool
    OpenAI is making headlines again with its latest viral use of artificial intelligence. But what is ChatGPT and how does it work?
  10. The British Museum Is Said to Be Reaching a Deal With Greece on the Parthenon Marbles. But the U.K. Warns It Can’t Break Up Its Collection
    The museum hints it may be able to reach a compromise with Greece that includes loans of works.

Image: Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled a masterplan for Odesa Expo 2030. Image is by JK Lab.

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.

By | 2022-12-11T16:00:07+01:00 December 12th, 2022|Nenhuma|0 Comments

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