lørdag den 11. juli 2009

OneSpace 2009 - 2nd International Workshop on Blending Physical and Digital Spaces on the Internet

Alt er relateret til alt andet, men ting som er tæt på hinanden er mere relaterede end med ting som er længere væk ...

Everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant things ...


One of the most important effects of the Internet and of the Web has been to relax spatial and temporal constraints on human activities – the so called "space-time collapse" – allowing fast global access to information as well as to physical resources and services. Recently this movement accelerated, due to the success of mobile devices such as the iPhone allowing almost ubiquitous mobile access to the Internet, to the generalisation of digital social interaction through platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, to the virtual environments provided on gaming platforms enabled by the Internet, instant communication supported by popular VOIP providers such as Skype, and an emerging web of things. Many now spend as much time involved in digital spaces over the Internet than in "real" ones, and continuously update the digital with elements of their physical life in "lifestreaming" process. Moreover reality itself is augmented by information collected from the Internet, through the increasing availability of GPS devices that ease location based search, or through "magic-lense" based applications that add information to recognized physical elements, or reconstruct them in digital space from various media collected on the Web. [...]

Read more: http://onespace.ace.ed.ac.uk/2009/

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