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04.24.12 Marina Galperina

Finally! A solution for the post-“like” social media world. Behold, the I Cried Button experiment by Dee Kim & Bistin Chen. This Google Chrome plug-in allows you classify an emotion vastly different than the flat, indifferent, pedestrian “like.” Specifically, you can announce what made you cry, no sobbing into your webcam for Tumblr required. Looks like the tear-fest is picking up too. […]

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11.02.11 Marina Galperina

In OWS art news: F.A.T.‘s Evan Roth has curated an internet exhibit/takeover, with known net artists like Aram Bartholl (also F.A.T.), Ryder Ripps (dump.fm), Mark Jenkins and more contributing animated, meme-infused gif protestors brandishing signs for the 99%. Since yesterday, they’re taking over hundreds of sites and counting! […]

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08.02.11 Marina Galperina

London-based web artist Mike Guppy’s latest project dismembers notable works of art by digitally purging its center subjects. Cut cut cut. In case of the bunch above, it’s coy women and hysterical men. See the ghosts of their silhouettes animated in these nifty gifs. Would it have been too meta to replace some of these […]

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06.01.11 Marina Galperina

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has now been detained for 60 days under the flimsy, belated “financial crimes” charge. F.A.T. artist Greg Leuch has a new way you can join the protest without dislodging yourself from the internet. Download his China Web Blocker browser extension here and surf their web territories no more. For maximum protection, […]

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03.15.11 Marina Galperina

Web artist Mark Beasley’s latest project is 333DDD, “a javascript bookmarklet that converts images on the current page into red/cyan anaglyphs.” Just bookmark this link, go to a new page and click the bookmark. All of a sudden, these aren’t the only pairs of 3D boobs out there. It’s DIY 3D-fest time! […]

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