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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?
Dutch foundation Skyway is busy spreading its famous ‘Sencity‘ party events all over the world. These popular parties bring deaf and hearing people together – through top performance musicians, vibrating dance-floors, aroma and visual-jockeys, sign-dancers and even sign-rappers.
“Hapmap” is a new navigation system that doesn’t just show you the way - it lets you feel it. Simply enter your route on a smartphone and connect it to a hard foam device. The system uses haptic responses allowing users to know whether they should walk straight, turn left or right. The device is supposed to simulate an invisible handrail.