Particle Economy

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What if all our natural resources are depleted? This question asks the project Particle Economy and opens up new ways of thinking about the way how we might deal with our resources in the future.

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Wireless Energy Cafe

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How to introduce an unkown technology to a wider audience? Mix it with something well known and let the people explore it on their own. That is what Hironori Yoshida did with wireless energy transfer technology and coffee.

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Matopy

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Sam Jewells aim is to revolutionise the way we interact with the internet! Therfore he and his team are currently developing a web browser which allows you to navigate through the world wide web just by listening and speaking. And because he is doing that in a very convincing way, the jury decided to award him a [the next idea] honorary mention.

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And the winner is: Qaul.net!

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Congratulations to Christoph Wachter and Mathias Jud! With their project qaul.net they have won this years [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant! You can find a detailed description of the project here.

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FabFli

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What to do when there is no internet conncetion and no standard euqipment availiable to get one? Build a kite!

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Pacer – sound making suit

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Dance to your own movements! That is the concept of the Pacer suit and by turning around the concept of dacing, the individual is not just following a rhythm prodced by an external source, but creating and shaping its own sound.

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HackRF

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Why not combine radio and digital technology, thought Michael Ossman and created HackRF. A new device for devoloping, testing and experimenting with radio technology which allows every computer programmer to develop new ways to interact with readio waves!

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Prometheus Fusion Perfection

credit: Mark Suppes

Mark Suppes is currently working on a so called fusion reactor, which could open up a completely new way of energy production. And beyond that, the way how he is approaching this project is a novel one in terms of how science can be done outside of insitutionalised academic structures. Therfor he received a lot of international attention and a “[the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant” honorary mention. Find his application here……

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Hostage

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Frederik de Wilde developed the darkest painting in the whole world and opend up a new discussion about art and science; therefor he received [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant 2010. You can find his submitted project proposal here….

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Intelligent Solar-Powered 3G-WiFi Broadband Access

Credits: Bruce Baikie

How you can use the internet in a rural area without energy supply? Bruce Baikie developed a solar power based solution and received a “[the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant” honorary mention; here is a detailed description of his idea…

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