No stranger to the TED stage, Raghava KK returns with exciting updates on his work. Raghava is experimenting with EEG headsets that use brain waves to bring new, dynamic perspectives into his work. His upcoming works include: Mona Lisa 2.0, whose face changes based on Raghava’s mood; a depiction of Gandhi that changes based on whether you agree or disagree with him; a red artwork that uses brainwaves to see every shade between red and blue; and Venus 2.0, who you can choose to cover up or uncensor. Raghava concludes of this work: “Whether you love it or hate it, I hope they’ll always be a place for you in it.”
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TED News in the Brief: J. Craig Venter creates biological fax machine, Jack Andraka honored by Vatican, and more
Over the past week, we’ve noticed a lot of TED-related news items in the ether. Here, some highlights: J. Craig Venter (watch his talks on creating “synthetic life” and sampling the ocean’s DNA) has come up with what The New York Times describes as “a biological fax machine.” Huh? In brief, Venter wants to detect life […]
X Marks the Spot: Painted people in Washington, morality pills in Spain, and shark repellent wetsuits in Australia
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