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…Chris Jordan runs numbers?

Running The Numbers

Chris Jordan’s latest work, Running The Numbers, An American Self-Portrait, “looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics”. By visualizing the numbers that are used daily in articles and books, Chris wants to help you connect with, and make meaning of, the “vast and bizarre measures of our society”. Pieces include Plastic Bottles, a depiction of two million plastic beverage bottles (the number used in the US every five minutes), and Cell Phones, a depiction of 426,000 cell phones (the number of cell phones retired in the US every day). Powerful stuff.

[Chris Jordan – Running The Numbers, An American Self-Portrait]

[Via: Gizmodo]

…The Wave Bubble is an open source jammer?

Wave Bubble

After going to one too many movies where the other patrons feel it’s necessary to tell their friends via cell phone about how the movie is going during the movie, I only wish I had the electronic skills necessary to put together my own Wave Bubble, a self-tuning, wide-bandwidth portable RF jammer. It’s the size of a pack of cigarettes, has an effective range of approximately 20 feet, and can jam cell, cordless phone, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, and more. Plus, it’s an open source project, so if you’ve got the skills, you can make your own. Jamtastic.

[Wave Bubble]

[Via: MAKE: Blog]