PLX.box

2007-07-15

Design_51

Entry: Cultural Trends
Focus: The Cool Hunter



The Cool Hunter is an Internet-based hub for the best and coolest of everything. Created and engineered for today’s demanding and discerning pop-culture audience – highly invested in stylistic and cultural trends. Global in scope, The Cool Hunter is a budding brand which aggregates all that is sought after in the worlds of urban living, design, fashion, music and pop culture. It stays relevant by staying ahead of the shifts in taste, style and the fascinations of its audience. The essence of the Cool Hunter is the ethos of 'global information channeling' that is not regionally specific, but rather based on worldwide relevance. In a society obsessed with the shiny and new, The Cool Hunter has become the reference point of choice for the latest in what's hot tomorrow.
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http://www.thecoolhunter.net/

Technology _56

Entry: Cyber Pop
Focus: Techsploitation



Techsploitation is the name of an award-winning weekly column, which basically consists of pissed-off, romantic, weird rants about high tech media and everyday life.
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http://www.techsploitation.com/

Architecture_78

Entry: Forum
Focus: Architekturzentrum Wien



The Architekturzentrum Wien was founded as a non-profit society in 1993 on an initiative taken by the Austrian State and the City of Vienna to provide a platform for exhibitions as well as a meeting place and a reliable source of information for all those interested in architecture and the art of building. Since its founding the Architekturzentrum Wien has become a highly respected forum for debate and reflection on architecture and urban development.
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http://www.azw.at/

Book_41

Entry: CAD +
Focus: Cinemetrics



This is the first textbook for architectural drawing with the computer that is based on understanding how digital drawing fundamentally differs from drawing with lead pencils on drafting boards. Cinemetrics: Architectural Drawing Today demonstrates a cinematically inspired, cybernetically imaged, architectural drawing system for thinking about architecture as embedded in relationships within the world at large.
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http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470026693.html

Technology _55

Entry: Digital Paper
Focus: Eink



Founded in 1997 based on research started at the MIT Media Lab, E Ink Corporation is the leading provider of electronic paper display (EPD) technologies. Products made with E Ink's revolutionary electronic ink possess a paper-like high contrast appearance, ultra-low power consumption and a thin, light form.
LINK>>>>>
http://www.eink.com/

Technology _54

Entry: Food and Production
Focus: Food Production Daily



FoodProductionDaily is a daily online news service available as a free-access website and provides daily and weekly newsletters to subscribers. The service seeks out news stories and data of value to decision-makers in food and beverage production in Europe.
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http://www.foodproductiondaily.com/

Science_90

Entry: Nanotech
Focus: Lift Port



A Space Elevator, or more specifically the LiftPort Space Elevator, will consist of a ribbon made of a very strong and very light material, carbon nanotubes, anchored to the Earth's surface at the LiftPort Station with the other end reaching into space.
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http://www.liftport.com/