‘unCloud’ app

Congrats guys! great work!! See also pirate box.

-> unCloud

unCloud is an application that enables anyone with a laptop to create an open wireless network and distribute their own information. Once it is launched, a passerby using a mobile internet device can connect to this open wireless network. The person running the application can decide what information is shown in any web address. Users can access information wirelessly while at the same time remain disconnected from the internet. unCloud does not depend on a remote datacenter, instead it can be run from a laptop, making it an ideal application to run in a train or at a café.

Project developed by: Rui Guerra and David Jonas. Acknowledges: Geoff Cox, Maarten te te Paske, Varun Vachhar, Mark Shepard and all beta testers.

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Anti Matters – offline mag

A dropper from Bellingham, Washington started his own little offline network to promote his twice monthly offline magazin “anti matters” for “… subversive news, critical information, and controversial commentary on the planet we live on and the new world that is emerging from the ashes of the old one.”
The 1st out of 10 drops is here http://deaddrops.com/db/?page=view&id=905

COOL!! congrats!! :))

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Talk at 28C3

The anual congress by Chaos Computer Club germany (#28C3, the 28th year) last week was great. Besides all kinds of interesting action I also gave a short Pechakucha talk on deaddrops.

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DD iphone app!!

Yesss!! Dead Drops iPhone app now available at the iTunes store !!

By Ross Thompson, awesome work!! Thx man!!

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Drop at Teufelsberg

Dead Drop Installed at Abandoned U.S. Spy Station by @tbx and @ekai

first posted on fffff.at/dead-drop-installed-at-abandoned-u-s-spy-station/

Video by eddie.com

Volounteer agents of the Dead Drop network just installed a Dead Drop* at highest point of the Teufelsberg in Berlin, a former U.S. NSA “listening” aka spy station (Echolon).

The dead drop currently contains confidential cold war material – Do NOT put it on the internet.

*A dead drop is container in a hidden location to transmit secret messages, typically used by spies.

View full picture set on Flickr

View full picture set on Flickr

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How to make a gallery more social

1. Drill a hole!
2. Install a DeadDrop!
3. Share more files :)

DeadDrop #644 was installed for the show Social Media” at The Pace Gallery,
510 W 25th St, NYC – 9/16 – 10/15/2011
Participating artists: Christopher Baker, Aram Bartholl, David Byrne, Emilio Chapela, Jonathan Harris, Robert Heinecken, Miranda July & Harrell Fletcher, Sep Kamvar and Penelope Umbrico

Great show! Thx to the team for awesome support!
Aram Bartholl 2011


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Flash free deaddrops.mobi page

Thx to Luke Stevenson there is a Flash free, iPhone/iPad friendly HTML5 deaddrops page now!
Congrats Luke!


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Dead Drops on Layar AR app

Awesome!! Thanks to Bruce Sterling and his team: Layar coder Menno Bieringa & Layar artist-in-residence Sander Veenhof  “Dead Drops” is officially part of the Layar Augmented Reality browser app.  Like that!! :)
Thx guys! looks awesome! :)

Press release! http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond

Just 119 m to the next Dead Drop “G23” !!

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How to get YOUR art into the MoMA

1. Visit the MoMA! (see also How to make your own MOMA artist pass)
2. See the show ‘Talk To Me‘ (July 24 – November 7 2011) curated by Paola Antonelli.
3. Hook up your notebook to one of the 5 Dead Drops and check out the art on there.
4. Just drop your own art on one of the drives and you are in!

Congrats! You have a piece in the MoMA! :) –

Aram Bartholl 2011

Since I was in the lucky position to be inculuded in the “Talk to me” show at the MoMA with the offline filesharing project Dead Drops I felt like it would be a great idea to share the possibiliy to show work in the MoMA. While visiting the ‘Talk to me’ show  all artists are invited hook up their computer to a flash drive and to drop their art on one of the 5 Dead Drops in the show. Check out the art in the show! Check out all the digital art on the Dead Drops! :) And claim you have an art piece in the moma, which is true! I also recommend to apply for an anual artist pass which will allow you to come back at any time for free. If you can’t get the MoMA artist pass because your are a digital artist and therefore can’t prove to have had ‘Offline’ shows procedd as followed :) http://fffff.at/how-to-make-your-own-moma-artist-pass/

‘Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects’
July 24–November 7, 2011 at MoMA, 194 projects on display by artists and designers.
Featured projects by F.A.T. members in this show:

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DD with LED !!

Awesome Dead Drop job in Brno, CZ !! Congrats guys! External USB led :) love it! www.deaddrops.com/db/?page=view&id=596

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