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Borecore and the Art of Sound

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of April 6th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas

Borecore: The never-to-be-viral output that comes from mixing powerful devices and a lifetime of social-­media training with regular, old teenage boredom.

Capitalism And The Exquisite Choice: Anti-Economics From Alice Waters And Steve Jobs: The feeling was that Jobs’ computer and Waters’ restaurant, while charming and interesting, were not ready for the real world of business.

Watch Me Write This Article: Writing, like any commodity, is at the mercy of a technology that never forgets.

Shipping Maps And How States See: Millions of journal entries from 18-19th century ship logs reveal a picture of ocean trade.

Products

Democracy Street: A crowdsourced digital art project wants to reconnect the public with democracy, through the most exciting medium known to bureaucracy: maps.

Omni Present: A way for the sender to communicate to the recipient through the package, thus sharing in the experience and surprise of opening a gift.

Draftback: A Chrome extension that lets you play back any Google Doc’s revision history (for docs you can edit.

Snaplight: The best way to quickly highlight text and quotes from books you physically read.

Visuals

The Art Of Sound: Christian Marclay, the Swiss avant garde godhead is closing his most incredible art show to date: an exploration of sound in all its forms. Dazed’s visual arts editor meets him at his gallery.

Moon Phases: An interactive installation that allows the audience to input any date and it will show the moon phase for that night (from the northern hemisphere’s perspective).

TGD Interview With Michael Bierut: Born and raised in the Midwest, Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati. Since 1990, he has been a partner in the New York office of Pentagram.


Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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