Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Packaging made from soap, a seesaw at the border, the women who invented popular music and more

Bright Pink Seesaw Unites People at US-Mexico Border A set of neon pink seesaws along the US-Mexico border (in Sunland Park and Ciudad Juárez, respectively) have been installed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello—who work together as Rael San Fratello. The installation—called “Teetertotter Wall”—is playful and powerfully defiant. Rael calls it the “literal fulcrum for the US-Mexico relations” where it’s blindingly clear that “the …

Studio-Quality Event Photos + Video From Hypno Air

The latest innovation from the team behind camera app PHHHOTO

Not just a product or technological advancement but also a service, Hypno Air allows everyone to capture cinematic, instantly edited footage on the fly. Developed by the team behind dynamic GIF-making camera app PHHHOTO, Hypno rigs mobile technology into high-end cameras. It’s more than the ordinary system for snagging behind-the-scenes footage or event photography. Hypno Air eliminates lengthy post-production and allows for immediate application of …

Car eWallet Uses Blockchain Tech

Your car could pay for tolls, parking, fuel, insurance and more on its own

The idea behind Car eWallet seems so logical, it’s a wonder such a platform isn’t already in use. The tech company recently separated from major automotive supplier ZF and aims to do something fairly radical: create the largest blockchain-powered open mobility marketplace, and make your car-related payments more seamless, centralized, and automatic. Partnering with IBM and UBS, eWallet has already begun a pilot program with BayWa …