Self-proclaimed "web artists" are in a huff over Rihanna's weekend Saturday Night Live performance, which featured green-screen graphics clearly influenced by the often tacky aesthetics of the internet. Sorry, whiners. You don't own the screensaver.
If you've ever stopped and wondered why you obsessively check in to Foursquare wherever you go, Rachel Binx and Sha Hwang have the answer. They've come up with a unique jewelry line that lets Foursquare users create custom geometrical designs based on where they've been.
A great song. An amazing video. The coolest kid you're going to see this side of Antarctica. Cut Copy's new video for Take Me Over is flawlessly beautiful and hits on so many levels.
At this year's SXSW Interactive, there was a panel titled The New Aesthetic: Seeing Like Digital Devices. It was about technology, and how it relates to art and design. Since SXSW, there have been many discussions, including a sprawling, 5,000 word essay on Wired, about the New Aesthetic's shortcomings, its potential,…