Archive for March, 2011

New issue of JoIF

The tenth issue of JURN’s house ‘overlay’ ejournal, demonstrating the wealth of open access articles and chapters. This issue is my selection of open works written on and around the theme of William Least Heat-Moon’s PrairyErth — Deep Maps : liminal histories and the located imagination.

How to do a transmedia ARG in the UK

An excellent free talk today, on transmedia, from Sophie Smith of Hide and Seek. Many thanks to Gemma of The Exchange in Stoke-on-Trent, and to Helga Henry of Switchboard and the Stoke Your Fires festival organisers. Below are some of my hasty notes, not verbatim — so some of my own interpretation and phrasing may […]


Planning on a Spring camping trip? Not keen on the prevailing ‘tent aesthetic’? $9,000 and a BubbleTree will get you some Tron: Legacy style luxury amid the verdant greenwood, along with the sort of excellent all-round views you wouldn’t necessarily get from a $100 geodesic tent-frame covered with polythene… And with a couple of digital […]

Dancing with the Kinect

And a similar project here… Incidentally, Microsoft have just announced they’ll make an “official version” of the Kinect hacked drivers, and release a free SDK for it.


Light-painting wi-fi signal strength onto still pictures of urban spaces… Immaterials: Light painting WiFi from Timo on Vimeo.