The beginning of Another Sky

Another Sky is a series of global scale augmented reality installations, inspired by Digital Life (i.e. the integration of digital and analogue worlds), Artificial Life and Weaving. Weaving is the beginning of modern computing – the Jacquard Loom was the first programmable object. Charles Babbage was inspired by it to attempt to build the Difference […]

Session 11: Crystal Wifi, John Dee and Vittsjö

Previous to the session in Goldsmiths I checked in with Jules via Skype as she’s currently out of the country. She’s currently pushing on her dissertation before moving onto Hammer.js and OSC integration. I emphasised that it’s critical to get all technical connectivity issues out of the way as soon as possible. We found the […]

Fixing bugs in the beta version of the suite

After making the first version of the full suite, I duplicated the project and set to work on ironing out bugs. I added the title of the Reactickle that is currently running to the back button which allows you to return to the menu screen.  this.updateButtonText = function(textToAdd){ this.title = textToAdd+”\nClick to return to Main […]

Session 10: More Crystal Growing, Digestion as Computation and Speech Synthesis

We began the tutorial with Jayson’s homework from the last session: Continue to experiment with Experiment with LEDs in the crystal growth structures and computer case – wax protection? Clingfilm? Send dissertation proposal and bibliography Send over the narrative of the space Speak to Theo about your concerns about computation relevancy Since the last tutorial, […]

Session 8: Fleming, Markov Chains, Lore and 3D Printing

We started by going through Dianne’s homework: Keep thinking on question for dissertation What is the installation? Bioinformatics of the Biome? Speak to the Wellcome trust collection what do they have on the biome? What apparatus? Even just the glassware collection. Contact the Science Museum – about their work on the Biome. Meet with William […]