Posts tagged culture
A new generation of online artists and hackers are emerging, creating tools for poetic, socially engaged experiments in technology. CLOUDS, and interactive documentary, explores this community through the lens of code.
The story revolves around the people who write Processing and openFrameworks, popular open source toolkits for designers. Their thoughts on invention and creativity assemble in a navigable network, visualized as a journey through a series of virtual worlds and playful systems programmed by the artists.
Entering into a hybrid realm combining 3D scanned interviews with real time interactive graphics enables viewers to choose a path through an infinite conversation.
The Physical Web is an approach to unleash the core superpower of the web: interaction on demand. People should be able to walk up to any smart device - a vending machine, a poster, a toy, a bus stop, a rental car - and not have to download an app first.
Everything should be just a tap away.
The results reveal some fascinating patterns in city structure. For a start, every city undergoes a kind of respiration in which people converge into the center and then withdraw on a daily basis, almost like breathing. And this happens in all cities.
This “suggests the existence of a single ‘urban rhythm’ common to all cities,” says Louail and co.