The Brain Unmasked

Posted: January 22nd, 2009 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

In case you haven’t followed the latest addition to the VC database, here are some more spectacular images of the brain using a new imaging technology that provides an unprece¬≠dented view of ¬≠its complex neural structures. You can see more images and videos on a related article in MIT Technology Review.


See Conference

Posted: January 22nd, 2009 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

The See Conference (see#4) is back again. In 2009 the conference will again bring together fields like design, art, new media and architecture, exploring “new approaches that are being developed to confront the flood of information and transform it into useful knowledge”. The first four speakers for see#4 are already lined up: Aaron Koblin of Google Creative Lab, the software artist Julian Oliver, Sebastian Oschatz from MESO Digital Interiors, Frankfurt and Eric Rodenbeck from Stamen Design. The see conference #4 will take place on April 18th 2009 at the historic Caligari Theatre in Wiesbaden, Germany.

You can see many other related conferences happening throughout the globe in 2009 by going to the Conferences page on VC blog.