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Pure CSS paintings

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Ben Evans created amazing pieces of art. He “draw” a sunset, a still life and a portrait. But instead of images, he created CSS style sheets. All those images are made with just CSS. It is very impressive!

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Google Maps Hacks

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The Berlin based artist Simon Weckert has hacked Google Maps in a creative way: 99 second hand smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps.Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic. I find this artwork very interesting, because it shows what influence the digital world has on the real world by now.

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Jan-Lukas Else