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Immersion Drama

How storytelling and narratives are changing in a digitally connected world, at The Book Club in Shoreditch, tonight. Guests for the night are Dan Hon, co-founder of award-winning multi-platform storytellers Six To Start, who have made everything from treasure hunts for the band Muse to Channel 4’s social networking game/cautionary tale Smokescreen; Jade Tidy, producer [...]

dynamic 3D visualization of twitter activity spread across the planet

GoodMorning! – Full Render #1 from blprnt on Vimeo. GoodMorning! is a Twitter visualization tool which shows about 11,000 tweets collected over a 24 hour period between August 20th and 21st. The tweets were harvested to find people saying ‘good morning’ in English as well as several other languages. The tweets appear as blocks and [...]

YouTube testing 3D videos “yt3d:enable=true” test

To see it in 3D you actually need to watch it on YouTube and select the type of 3D view you want to use (Red/Cyan glasses, Red/Blue glasses etc. etc.) And this is how to make one yourself

Status Updates: the corner stone of the ambient communication model

Tune in-to or out-of information. As technology becomes transparent, information becomes ubiquitous and connections grow exponentially, we are more and more immersed in an information scape. Rather than receiving or seeking information we inhabit information bubbles made of the sounds generated by our connections. Which also means, that we communicate more and more exactly like [...]

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT 2: Playing On: Interface Lessons from Games

Games live or die by their interface. A modern video game is a complex, layered world of information, social interactions, rules and controls – yet, even young kids can master them.So what interface lessons can the web-world learn from games? The Playing On panel at Sxswi 09 gave us 10. Playing On: Interface Lessons from [...]

Rules of engagement: Applying Game Mechanics to Social Media

Functional is great but often boring, playful is fun but often not accessible. Engaging online experiences combine both. Here’s how.