Finally after days of head scratching and dreaming in database connections, I managed to set up a very very basic web app using Node.js with Express, Mongodb and a bunch of other cool things, all uploaded and connected on Heroku
In his Ted talk How algorithms shape our world, Kevin Slavin describes algorithms as insect or bird like creatures that act as autonomous agents. Agents that once released into a data universe will not be as frequently observed by humans
Panopticon v2 – Jan 2014
Play Panopticon and become the watcher! build your data empire, the tallest tower from which to view the entire internet and control how content and personal data moves. You may have good intentions, or bad ones. Behind the virtual air we breathe are the people who control us – the battle for data and people’s very identities is being fought. What will YOU choose to do?
Rootbeans autoplay using processing
This feels like quite an ambitious idea – but i’ve worked out how to make the bean game play using processing. The idea is that the line direction is set and then various object detection and collision force the line
First playing of Panopticon prototype at Brighton Crypto Party
First playing of Lego Panopticon prototype took place at Brighton Crypto Party – Lighthouse. It wasn’t hard to find six willing players – all eagerly reading the slightly fussy-looking 2 page printout of the rules. Overall it went down well.
An experience in the Aether: A hack of the hacker manifesto
Taking a chunk of A HACKER MANIFESTO [version 4.0] by McKenzie Wark readers were invited to create a collective text based on it. You can read final text here Returning to the world of collaborative online performance with Furtherfield after
Collaboration and freedom – the world of free and open source art
By guest curators Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett, Furtherfield Each element in this collection connects with some aspect of freedom and openness in the arts, in the age of the Internet. Freedom to collaborate – to use, modify and redistribute