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Artist creates ultimate self-defence jacket for the paranoid

If you're worried about being attacked in the street, then hope to hell that this creation from Japanese artist Shinseungback Kimyonghun gets picked up for manufacture by someone (I bet Samsung would do it). The premise is pretty simple - the jacket is covered with cameras and should you be attacked all you have to…

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James O'MalleyArtist creates ultimate self-defence jacket for the paranoid

Playing a "giant inhabitable harp": Tech meets musical art at The House of Peroni

The House of Peroni, a month long pop-up London residency from the Italian beer merchants, is unlikely to be the first place you'd expect to find a tech-heavy art and sound installation. But that's exactly where Tech Digest found itself…

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Gerald LynchPlaying a "giant inhabitable harp": Tech meets musical art at The House of Peroni

GALLERY: Windows Phone 8 "Kanavos" concept handset is a thing of Mondrian beauty

Mobile phones meet art in this wonderful concept piece from designer Alexandros Stasinopoulos. Called "Kanavos", it takes the standard Windows Phone 8 template, and extends the operating systems Tile UI design over into the chassis of the phone itself, for…

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Gerald LynchGALLERY: Windows Phone 8 "Kanavos" concept handset is a thing of Mondrian beauty

Futur Fusion: When tech meets art and cyborgs

We're suckers for robots, cyborgs and visions of the future here at Tech Digest, so we jumped at the chance to get a closer look at the new Futur Fusion exhibition taking place in London's Covent Garden area. A showcase…

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Gerald LynchFutur Fusion: When tech meets art and cyborgs

Detroit to get Robocop statue to protect the innocent, serve the public trust, uphold the awesome

Detroit, the setting for the cult sci-fi flick Robocop, could soon be getting a larger-than-life statue in honour of the movie's cyborg bobby. An intiative to help drive tourism into Detroit, the idea was initially turned down by Detroit's Mayor…

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Gerald LynchDetroit to get Robocop statue to protect the innocent, serve the public trust, uphold the awesome