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Happy tweet, jazzy beat
Red Bull is taking tweets and turning them into beats. A tweet is analysed and is associated to a unique sound clip that has an upbeat or downbeat sound based on the emotional sentiment of the tweet.
Why it matters
Music has always been connected to our mood. As we share our moods more and more on social media networks, can a tool such as this one make us more aware of our collective wellbeing and more importantly, can it change our behaviour?
Ingress is Google's first full-fledged video game. Once the app is installed, players are attributed to one of two teams. Then, using Google Maps, the game displays the location of imaginary portals. When a player gets to one, they can strengthen its defences if it already belongs to their team or hack it to get control over it.
Big Brother 2.0. Instead of just locking a dozen people in a house for a period of time without access the outside world why not make it more interesting? In the new TV show Secret Story all contestants have a secret. You can’t trust anyone other then your own instinct. The goal is to keep your own secret to yourself and reveal the secrets of other contestants.