Google invents a new tool that can make you hear color

A machine learning system lets visitors at a Kandinsky exhibition hear the artwork.

Have you ever heard colors?

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A canvas of nonsense: how Dada reflects a world gone mad through art

Using urinals, psychological collages, and animated furniture to shock us into reality.

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  • Dada is a provocative and surreal art movement born out of the madness of World War I.
  • Tzara, a key Dada theorist, says Dada seeks "to confuse and upset, to shake and jolt" people from their comfort zones.
  • Dada, as all avant-garde art, faces a key problem in how to stay true to its philosophy.
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When great video games make great art

Sometimes, moral lessons can be learned from blowing away zombies.

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  • Most video games are happily escapist entertainment, but some are much more.
  • One of these is The Last of Us Part II (TLOU2), which takes place in a post-apocalyptic pandemic world.
  • Through the innovative use of game play technology TLOU2, radically changes your perspective and elevates this game from entertainment to true art.

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13 films everyone should watch and why—as voted by you

A curated watchlist from Big Think readers.

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  • We asked Big Think's readers and staff for their recommendations on films everyone should watch.
  • A collection of fiction and non-fiction works from around the world, these movies will entertain and expand your horizons.
  • The films cover various topics, explore numerous themes, and shed light on several controversial historical events.
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You could win this arcade system worth $4,000 by donating to charity

Enter for free or get more entries (and chances of winning) by donating to the Playing For Change Foundation.

  • You could win an epic arcade system for your home as part of this Polycade Lux Giveaway.
  • The winner will receive the epic home arcade system worth $4,000, which features over 54 built-in modern and retro games.
  • Enter for free or get more entries (and chances of winning) by donating a minimum of $10 to charity.
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