Moogfest 2017’s Futurist Line-Up

Physicist Dr Kate Shaw, MIT Media Lab's Joe Davis and an art installation from Michael Stipe take the stage at this year's boundary-pushing celebration of technology

Each spring in the United States you’ll find a flock of futurists from myriad disciplines migrating to North Carolina for discussions and celebrations surrounding boundary-pushing technologies. The gathering officially began in New York in 2004, when Moog Music created a one-night tribute to namesake synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog. After growing in popularity and with a desire to expand the platform, Moogfest moved south in 2010; …

WiFi Whisperer at Moogfest 2016

In his art installation, Kyle McDonald shows how easy it is to digitally eavesdrop on festival-goers all weekend

Our first run-in with Kyle McDonald was his talk at INS-INT 2014 in Minneapolis. (The Eyeo team really loves him and he’s spoken at quite of a few of their conferences). But really, we should be checking in on him at least twice a year to see what he’s up to. The Brooklyn-based media artist and adjunct assistant professor at NYU’s ITP always seems to …

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A 'perfect' duet from Tyler, the Creator and Kali Uchis to a disco-meets-afrobeat track by the legendary Cerrone in this week's music

Tyler, The Creator feat. Kali Uchis + Austin Feinstein: Perfect From Tyler, the Creator’s 2015 album Cherry Bomb, the second half of “Fucking Young / Perfect” comes to life in a new music video, directed by his alter-ego Wolf Haley. While Tyler, the Creator sings about a potential love who’s six years younger and therefore too “Fucking Young,” Kali Uchis takes the reins in the …