Jacqui Kenny’s Google Street View Photography

Jacqui Kenny’s Instagram isn’t technically her own photography. She also has created a collection of images from all over the world, but never leaves the house. Known as the Agoraphobic Traveller, Kenny takes her photos from Google Street View, finding colorful and charming scenes thanks to the tech company’s automated cameras. Kenny says, about Street View, “It’s this parallel world with billions of automated photos. …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Braun Archive Auction, Chocolate Canon D60, Kiln-Fired Sneakers and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Transporter After a thrillingly successful Kickstarter campaign, the Transporter digital storage solution is now available for purchase. Keep an eye out for our forthcoming review on this device, which allows unlimited online (but not cloud-based) private file sharing through 2.5″ SATA II/III hard drives without recurring fees. 2. Comparing The World’s Richest People Bloomberg Billionaires presents a visual data plot of the world’s richest …

An Instrument for the Sonification of Everyday Things

Brooklyn Nets' high-tech arena, the new Myspace, Google Field Trip and more in our look at the web this week

Getting creative with contour data, designer Dennis P. Paul presents an electronic system that can make music out of anything. Random materials are skewered to a teched-out rotisserie, and the spinning objects are then read by a “precision rangefinding laser” that converts silhouettes into sounds.