Art Meets Tech
Livelens, the video app that’s probably best known for using Nelson Mandela’s funeral interpreter in an advertisement, is now available on Google Glass.
The Tel Aviv-based app lets users record and stream live video to their friends followers. Users can also monetize their live streams by charging people to watch their videos. The app’s availability on Google Glass means you can literally live vicariously through your friends — at least those who are Explorers. You’ll be able to watch their live actions as if it were through their own eyes.
Today would have been Andy Warhol’s 85th birthday, and his namesake foundation is celebrating with a stunt that pop art’s pop-pop would have loved: they’ve launched a live, 24/7 video feed of his grave.
Mr. Warhol’s grave is in his hometown of Pittsburgh, The Verge reports, and attracts many fans. The project is called Figment because Mr. Warhol once said he wanted his tombstone to simply read, “Figment.”
Livestream launches, mobile style Need to watch that annual dog show or all-important curling bonspiel, but can’t get to a TV or computer? Fear not—Livestream’s new mobile app for iPhones will let you stream live events into the palm of your hand (Livestream was previously only available on the web). The mobile app will Read More
Character actor and meme muse Steve Buscemi will sit in the director’s chair once again. But rather than tackling episodes of shows like 30 Rock and Nurse Jackie, as he has in the past, Mr. Buscemi is heading to the Roseland Ballroom.
Digital Spy reports that Mr. Buscemi has agreed to direct the live stream of a Vampire Weekend concert taking place there on April 28. Apparently, Vampire Weekend’s bassist recently discovered Mr. Buscemi is actually a distant cousin.
And with that, all of Brooklyn fell silent in awe.