‘Watching Wildlife’ Video Release

Watching Wildlife, a recent video I created for an upcoming exhibition titled Frame of Reference: Dioramas in the 21st Century at Ann Street Gallery in Newburgh, NY, is now available for viewing on this site and on YouTube and Vimeo. Read a full description of the project.

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Fresh Glade & Terrestrial Shrub Rover on Discovery Channel

The Fresh Glade and Terrestrial Shrub Rover were recently featured on a segment of Discovery Channel Canada’s science show Daily Planet. The segment from Daily Planet’s February 16, 2011 show is now available to watch on YouTube (edit: the YouTube segment was removed due to copryight infringement concerns.)

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Consumer Union Includes ANDREA Air Purifier on its Loser List

Its inventors call the ANDREA Air Purifier “an innovation in ecological living through plant-based air purification.” The Air Purifier is the “first award-winning air filter capable of absorbing toxic gases, such as formaldehyde, from home and office environments through the natural absorptive and metabolic properties of living plants.” The ANDREA…

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Off-the-Shelf Cyborg Beetles?

U.C. Berkeley’s Michael Maharbiz and a team of colleagues recently presented a giant flower beetle whose flight they could command by remote-control. Implanted electrodes and a radio receiver strapped to the beetle’s back give the human operator complete control over the beetles flight pattern, and at 1.3 grams, the apparatus…

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