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Hyped: The Week In Links 4/27

Hyped: The Week In Links 4/27

On the blog we debuted Squarepusher’s performance and interview at our San Francisco event and gave you a nice mix of his old material to complement it. We spoke with Animal Collective about bringing their immersive Guggenheim Museum installation into your mind space, we looked at lord of the disco Giorgio Moroder as our Original Creator, and we saw light painting enter the Matrix. In this week’s LAYERS we broke down Lushlife’s “Magnolia”, we found out how Data Garden are making polyphonic music from plants, got the lowdown on Of Montreal’s new trippy video, and found out what a 24 hour panorama image of earth looks like.

And, in the realm of 0s and 1s…

· Stephen Levy writes an article for Wired asking “Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter?” I can’t wait to read the algorithm’s response.

· To boldly go: 56 Episodes of Star Trek played at the same time. [via]

· Neat looking cube-ridden new music video by Hans Lo for Simian Mobile Disco’s “Put Your Hands Together.”

· Ikea debuts a digital camera made from cardboard (above).

· The Guardian interviews Mario’s father and gaming legend Shigeru Miyamoto.

· Virtually fly around London with this Pigeon Simulator Kinect hack.

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