Soft Pioneers by Emil Alzamora

Digitally manipulated sculptures swarm together in the artist's latest solo show

For his latest exhibition, Peruvian-born sculptor Emil Alzamora fuses, stretches and bloats the human form in an exhibition on technology and society. With a history of creating metamorphosed, elongated and obese figures, the jump to digital manipulation was a logical step, and one that Alzamora also regards as thrilling: “There’s this attempt to wrap my head around the new frontier of the digital imagination,” he …

Snocru

One app for tracking and mapping speed, mountain conditions and all your friends

While there are a few different apps for obsessed skiers and snowboarders to track their speed, distance and altitude or follow weather conditions, Snocru goes one step further to unite your pack so you can keep track of all that—and each other. Launched in 2010 and continuously updated with an increasing array of social sharing and tech features, Snocru came in quite handy on a …

Good Night Lamp

Lighting the way home for distant friends and family

Spotted this week at the CES trade show in Las Vegas, Good Night Lamp is a project that aims to bring people together through a neighborhood of networked lamps. The concept is simple: each large lamp is paired with a smaller one, which can be given to friends and family anywhere in the world. Pressing down on the chimney turns the light on and off …