The Near Future of Education

With students, designing the future of the education system. A fundamental action towards a shift to a participatory, inclusive knowledge society. This post describes the structure and methodology of our action. Continue reading

Micro Histories of cities and Ubiquitous Commons, at #visualize in Lecce

Ubiquitous emergent narratives in cities as novel public spaces. This is what we will discuss about and work on at #visualize, in Lecce, for more than one week of workshops on data and visualizations. Continue reading

Yale World Fellowship 2014

Salvatore Iaconesi has just been selected as Yale World Fellow 2014. During the fellowship, which will last from August to December 2014, he will expand the concept of Ubiquitous Commons, in an attempt to reframe the concept of Public Space, to adapt it to current and future scenarios of human life, in which ubiquitous digital technologies and networks have radically transformed the ways in which we relate, work, learn, communicate and collaborate. Continue reading

Augmented Reality Art: the Emotional Compass featured on a new book

The Emotional Compass featured in a chapter of the new “Augmented Reality Art” book from Springer, edited by Vladimir Geroimenko together with Mark Skwarek, Tamiko Thiel, Gregory L. Ulmer, John Craig Freeman, Conor McGarrigle, Patrick Lichty, Geoffrey Alan Rhodes, Jacob Garbe, Todd Margolis, Kim Vincs, Alison Bennett, John McCormick, Jordan Beth Vincent, Stephanie Hutchison, Ian Gwilt, Judson Wright, Nathan Shafer, Salvatore Iaconesi, Oriana Persico, Dragoş Gheorghiu and Livia Ştefan, Simona Lodi, Margaret Dolinsky, Damon Loren Baker. Continue reading

One Million Dreams

Dreaming on social networks.
One Million Dreams is a generative video that lasts around 200 hours which shows, instant by instant, a whole year of dreams captured from social networks.
The video will soon become a real-time exhibit and an oniric real-time source of Open Data. Continue reading