Re: [-empyre-] locative city, annotated space
Another reference: Teri Rueb whom Naomi mentions below was our guest on
-empyre- in March 2003 together with Brett Stalbaum.
Teri's work is accessible at <http://www.research.umbc.edu/~rueb/>
On 9/9/04 11:45 AM, "Naomi Spellman" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Christina did mention one of our early projects, but I wanted to give an:
> the most recent project we have exhibited is called interurban, info at
> http:// interurban.34n118w.net
> Additionally, jeff and i have been developing a new work this summer at
> the Media Center in Huddersfield UK, which is an evolution of the
> interurban project but using wireless AP?s to generate spontaneous content
> - and not GPS. It is called the interpretive engine for various spots on
> earth. This project will debut at spectropolis in manhattan October 1-3,
> 2004. A project diary with development details and related can be found
> info on spectropolis http://spectropolis.info
> in response to Alan:
> some online resources for wireless IT development ?
> as for social networking and experimental wireless info:
> for asiaspecific mobile and IT news:
> korea watch
> my online resources for a seminar class I teach may be of interest:
> Interesting to me: if the US lead the development of the internet and
> instigated the dotcom boom, and if that boom was attributable to the
> capitalist free market model, then Asia and Europe are leading development
> of wireless IT. And I have to think that the socialist economic model is
> ideal for this second IT revolution because of the pro-active role the
> governments play in the development of national (or EU-wide) standards,
> and because of a focused national effort to participate in the development
> of the technology, and because the idea of social networks in these more
> densely populated and more civic-minded societies comes naturally. In
> doing research for my seminar, I found many examples of interesting
> experimental work utilizing wireless IT in the U.S. (going back to late
> 1980?s with works by Terry Rueb and Scott Fisher) in the UK, in Finnland
> and East Europe (Latvia, slovenia), but that the major projects addressing
> large scale usage (in otherwords: where the technology is going) of
> wireless are to be found in Asia. Asia has been almost completely absent
> in mobile wireless conferences and exhibitions staged in the west. This
> may be largely a language and cultural issue ? whereby ?cultural? applies
> to the way new technologies are grown and implemented.
>> If you can, perhaps some URLs about the state of these things here? The US
>> is notorious for its slowness of adaptation; the cost is also relatively
>> - Alan
>> On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Naomi Spellman wrote:
>>> ly around it, etc.
>>>>> What I believe is necessary, and perhaps you have already worked with
>>>>> these, is the kind of tech that's used in museums with wireless now.
>>>>> then there would have to be a central/distribution point.
>>>>> Is there a way to use Wap/sms?
>>> WAP, SMS, micro video, multi-channel sound, WIFI, are all possible
>>> for this kind of work, but the phones and service for all these media
>>> mobile are possible on few models and not all services. And the US is
>>> several years behind asia and europe in both model features and provider
>>> services. In the UK one can use tag n'scan for graffitti projects and
>>> to create something similar to the kinds of things we are doing, sharing
>>> map among a group - tag n'scan is a commercial service, and mobile
>>> Orange provides the same capability in the UK. botfighters in
>>> and mogi in japan are location aware mobile games with sophisticated
>>> graphics, which incorporate some of the ideas "locative media"
>>> address but in game format - surely, the one format that will survive!
>>> For our work the screen space is helpful for navigational maps and
>>> Also processing power, wireless card, stereo audio are important. so as
>>> far as end users personal euqipment goes, laptops make the most sense in
>>> the states now. but hopefully not for long. i will be the last onboard,
>>> students make fun of me for my unsophisticated telecom gadgets.
>>>>> Finally, surely there are class/economic/political issues involved in
>>>>> in terms of the technology?
>>> Always, with new technolgies. once upon a time not everyone had clocks.
>>> don't mean that in a snide way, rather, it is hard to imagine what
>>> captured theimagination of societies in different timeframes. and how
>>> those same technolgoies are taken for granted today, those that aren't
>>>>> Forgive me if I've missed some of the posts dealing with this.
>>>>> - Alan
>>>>> recent http://www.asondheim.org/
>>>>> WVU 2004 projects http://www.as.wvu.edu/clcold/sondheim/files/
>>>>> recent related to WVU http://www.as.wvu.edu:8000/clc/Members/sondheim
>>>>> Trace projects http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/writers/sondheim/index.htm
>>>>> partial mirror at http://www.anu.edu.au/english/internet_txt
>>>>> empyre forum
>>>> empyre forum
>>> mining the urban landscape
>>> empyre forum
>> recent http://www.asondheim.org/
>> WVU 2004 projects http://www.as.wvu.edu/clcold/sondheim/files/
>> recent related to WVU http://www.as.wvu.edu:8000/clc/Members/sondheim
>> Trace projects http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/writers/sondheim/index.htm
>> partial mirror at http://www.anu.edu.au/english/internet_txt
>> empyre forum
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