Camera Restricta — Philipp Schmitt

Algorithms are already looking through the viewfinder alongside with you: they adjust settings, scan faces and take a photo when you smile. What if your grin wasn’t the only thing they cared about? Camera Restricta is a speculative design of a new kind of camera. It locates itself via GPS and searches online for photos that have been geotagged nearby. If the camera decides that … Continue reading Camera Restricta — Philipp Schmitt

Mox Nox: The Cartoons of Joan Cornella | Graphics.com

From the publisher: “Spanish cartoonist Joan Cornellà’s viciously funny Mox Nox comic strips have struck such a nerve on social media that his Facebook page has garnered over one million fan followers. A quick glance indicates why. Each single page strip is a wordless, full-color, hand-painted marvel of the comic strip form. Today is Chinese single day – 双十一 via Mox Nox: The Cartoons of … Continue reading Mox Nox: The Cartoons of Joan Cornella | Graphics.com

No direct flight: new maps show the fragmented journeys of migrants and refugees to Europe

Politicians across Europe have talked about the arrival of refugees and migrants in 2015 and 2016 as if it were an unprecedented “event”, a single coherent flow of people “heading for Europe”. There is a focus on the beginning and end of peoples’ journeys – at the expense of almost everything in between. Our new research with 500 refugees and migrants in Italy, Greece, Turkey … Continue reading No direct flight: new maps show the fragmented journeys of migrants and refugees to Europe

How Trump Pushed the Election Map to the Right – The New York Times

Donald J. Trump made good on his strategy of stoking the enthusiasm of white voters, as rural and small-town America endorsed him emphatically, helping to defeat Hillary Clinton and her urban supporters. via How Trump Pushed the Election Map to the Right – The New York Times Continue reading How Trump Pushed the Election Map to the Right – The New York Times