An iPhone app that makes your life more thrilling

Now this is fun. Developed by the team at Benrik, Situationist is an iPhone app that ‘makes your everyday life more thrilling and unpredictable’. How? Simple: ‘It alerts members to each other’s proximity and gets them to interact in random situations. These situations vary from the friendly (“Compliment me on my haircut”) to the subversive (“Help me rouse everyone into revolutionary fervour”). The point of it all, of course, is to interact with strangers. Clever? Yes. Frightening. Perhaps.

INVITE: 6 Aussie artists will turn Sydney's aMBUSH Gallery into a giant canvas for a night!

We've assembled a group of talented young creatives and armed them each with a new Microsoft Surface Pro 4 or Microsoft Surface Book on which to create an original piece of art. The big reveal of these works will take place on December 10 at an immersive event at Sydney's aMBUSH Gallery. If you want to come along, let us know why here.