Google Maps Hacks: Creating a Virtual Traffic Jam

Google Maps Hack by Simon Weckert: 99 second hand smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps. Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic. […]

Tinderin – Side by Side photos of LinkedIn & Tinder profile pictures of the same person.

Tinderin, by Dries Depoorter: Side by Side profile pictures of LinkedIn & Tinder of the same person. Series of 10 photo frames. Quite sure those are the β€œclean ones” … πŸ”₯ Be sure to check out Dries his other work too. Installations such as Quickfix, a vending machine that sells followers and likes, are really […]

Pure CSS Francine – An 18th-Century Oil Painting Recreated with HTML and CSS

Handcrafted recreation of an 18th-century oil painting using just HTML and CSS. Here’s an analysis of it using the Chrome DevTools, as recorded by Paul Irish: Chrome only though: Because of the artistic nature of this project I have not concerned myself with cross-browser-compatibility, so the live preview will most likely look laughable in anything […]

FedEx artworks by Walead Beshty

Artist Walead Beshty has been shipping boxes built out of laminated glass panels. The boxes are built to the exact size of standardised FedEx boxes, so that they perfectly fit inside ‘m. The glass works are shipped unprotected, so that cracks appear with each successive shipment. The FedEx waybills, customs documentation, and any shipping stickers […]