New Cloud storage solution: Set up your own data center at home

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Thursday 16 May 2013

The Cloud is a great place to store all your precious data, but that option, as the folks of Space Monkey tell us, will set you back by over $800 a year for every TB’s worth — plus it will take take months or years (that’s forever in Internet time) to push 1TB of data […]

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Floating cloud couch levitates with magnetic force

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 13 May 2013

Hong Kong-based designers David Koo and Zheng Yawei came up with this astonishing concept design for a couch that we can only dream about for now. Yes, it’s a levitating couch that makes use of magnetic force from the bottom base to stay afloat. And it looks like a cloud. Their design nabbed an honourable […]

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Panlexicon: The Thesaurus cloud

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By Sara Halas in Cool Websites on Saturday 11 May 2013

Panlexicon is a tool for writers created by web developers Ben Sheldon and Rebecca White. It makes finding synonyms for words a breeze, instead of giving you a list to look through, like a Thesaurus, you get a Word Cloud where the most general terms appear in big letters and the more specific words in […]

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Transparent Panels of Clouds

Demi He Contributor

By Demi He in New Art on Friday 18 January 2013

No need for your head to be in the clouds when your whole body can emerge through them. Artist Eduardo Coimbra’s cloud art has people floating in his ‘mixed-media architectural installations’. Reality can slip away during a stroll within the clouds, and the surreal atmosphere is sure to stir a sanguine mix of thoughts. Constructed from eco-friendly items to build a panel of reflective clouds, this installation will literally send you to Cloud 9.

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Cloud made from 6,000 new and burnt out light bulbs

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Art on Tuesday 9 October 2012

Caitlind Brown, an artist from Calgary, has put together 6,000 new and burnt out light bulbs to create a giant, interactive cloud. The project, which formed part of the Nuit Blanche arts festival, contained metal pull-strings which allowed viewers to turn the light bulbs on and off, creating a flickering sensation similar to that of […]

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