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Artist Simon Weckert claims he managed to trick Google Maps into displaying fake traffic jams by hauling 99 smartphones around in a cart.
Taschen’s new publication Web Design: The Evolution of the Digital World 1990 – Today – written by Rob Ford, founder of FWA, and edited by Julius Wiedemann – goes on a visual journey to the very earliest examples of the web.
Colour is creeping over our cities, thanks both to an explosion in street art but also designers and architects’ subsequent confidence in splashing rainbow-hued graphic treatments over their walls. But the line between street art, fine art and architecture is increasingly blurring as artists are invited to weave their own distinctive works into the fabric of buildings.
Google’s done more than almost any other company to bring virtual reality to the masses, from making cheap Cardboard headsets to giving the public easy ways to create and share 360-degree photos. Now the company is giving VR fans another way to dive in with a new tool called Tour Creator.