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Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Can’t Help Myself, Kuka industrial robot, stainless steel and rubber, cellulose ether in colored water, lighting grid with Cognex visual-recognition sensors, and polycarbonate wall with aluminum frame, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2016

An enormous robotic arm, brandishing a giant squeegee, is poised over a pool of dark liquid which ceaselessly oozes outwards. With quick, smooth, aggressive movements, the machine performs a calculated dance, pivoting and dragging its squeegee across the surface in a perpetual labor of wiping the liquid back to the centre.

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New cover of New York City by They Might Be Giants! It’s an adorable song that I think a lot of people don’t really know so I wanted to share it with you guys!

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Syrian refugee in Germany sues Facebook over fake news posts

  • In 2015, Anas Modamani probably never imagined a jubilant selfie he took with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in celebration of her decision to admit scores of refugees into the country might be used for evil.
  • But after Facebook users decided to do what they do best — ruin a good thing — and attach his image to “fake news” reports linking him to terrorism, Modamani decided to take legal action against the social media giant, the New York Times reports. Read more

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