We can't tell you much about Taiwanese designer Wei Ting Liang (no website) except that she makes some hot-looking clothes, in a fembot-wielding-a-scalpel kind of way.
Adam Harvey's thesis project at New York University's Interactive Telecommunication Program is very Philip K. Dick: in a world where there's some computer-assisted lens watching you almost everywhere, use the inherent dumbness of facial recognition algorithms against them. How? With artfully-applied, avant-garde face makeup called CV Dazzle. It works like a charm against Facebook's built-in face-detecting bots, too:
Westerners like you and me are the alpha consumers of the global marketplace -- never in the world's history have humans ever had so much. Which sounds awesome, except we know now that everything we consume comes with the cost of the carbons emitted to produce it.
Now, if the world were fair, we'd be the ones eventually footing that bill. But you know what they say about life, and this vitally important map shows exactly how true that old saw is. The ones least responsible for climate change are also the ones who pay the most dearly.
Some social networks still function better in the flesh, and so, on Saturday, Facebook played host to a massive "design charrette" that brought four busloads of architects, designers, and urban planners together for an all-day cram session devoted to re-imagining Menlo Park's Belle Haven community, soon-to-be home of the company's global headquarters.
Bruce Mau Design recently worked as a part of a team with HWKN architects to develop the design of a new LGBT retirement community in Palm Springs, California. The project was recently featured on Co. Design in "BOOM! Palm Springs Plans a Wacky, $250m Old Folks' Community for Gays."