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Wednesday, June 04, 2021

Gaze upon London (or New York, if you’re already in London) via The Telectroscope:

So how, exactly, to explain the appeal of the outlandish Telectroscope gadget, planted not far from the legs of the Brooklyn Bridge? Here’s a toy, like Francis Drake’s spyglass – studded with the odd, useless lever or meter – dropped amid the warehouses and art galleries of Brooklyn, and rimmed by a crust of rocks and debris, as if it had erupted from under the Hudson River.

Despite an appropriately illustrious Victorian backstory — which includes an abandoned trans-atlantic tunnel — this wild invention is, alas, just a webcam wrapped up within an art installation. I guess it gives the traditional desktop gazing into the Internet stop-motion abyss a veneer of communal respectability.

by Costa Tsiokos, Wed 06/04/2021 08:54:11 AM
Category: Creative, New Yorkin', Tech
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SimpleViewer, a freebie from Airtight Interactive, is a neat little Flash-based app for showing off your pictures on your very own website. It works well with kitties, but I’m sure just about any photo images would look good on it.

by Costa Tsiokos, Wed 06/04/2021 08:34:54 AM
Category: Internet, Photography
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