[WEIRD APP] In light of the recent NSA/Snowden developments, everybody is more or less concerned about the safety of the informations they share online. Cryptstagram is planning on giving people a safe way to exchange messages "stashed between the pixels of glitchy photo filters indecipherable to all but your intended recipients."
[WEIRD APP] There is finally an app for cats, made by cats. Snapcat displays a laser-like red dot on the phone's screen supposed to pique the cat's interest. A picture is snapped every time the pet touches the screen.
[WEIRD APP] Google Trends lists the most common enquiries made on the search engine. The service has been around for a long time but it just got a brand new presentation, a dynamic hot trends visualizer.
[WTF] A lifetime summed up through Google's autocomplete. The suggestions of a simple search for "I'm [age] and" give us a glimpse of the most common concerns affecting the millions of people using Google everyday.
[CONCEPT] From April 28th to May 5th, Ryder Ripps will be living and working at the Red Bull Music Academy. He will be drinking Red Bull and generating ideas for artworks and online projects that will be live streamed on his Twitter account.
[DIGITALLY-INSPIRED] Wallpaper is having a moment right now but instead of going all classical you should definitely consider the one created by Zoe Burnett. Dozens of emojis are cleverly arranged to create a unique pattern celebrating your love of all things digital.
Now / Gaming, Net culture
[WTF] No need to state how Tumblr is full of blogs focusing on very specific subjects. Well, here is another one. The title is pretty much self-explanatory: this Tumblr collects all the toilets featured in video games.
[CONCEPT] Le Creative Sweatshop has made a name for itself by creating digital objects without any software. Often featured in fashion series or in AMUSEMENT itself, their handmade objects ironically play with our craving for new products. Their latest project is an online store which offers for sale objects from their shoots.