Simulation: the weblog


Wednesday Jul 7, 2010

The London Psychogeophysics Summit

Furtherfield gallery are hosting the London Psychogeophysics Summit in August.

Posted on Jul 07, 10 | 8:36 am |

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Tuesday Jun 29, 2010

Another simulation of everything

Interesting blog by Gobion Rowlands about the FuturICT proposal for "a techno-socio-economic-ecological knowledge accelerator Global-Scale Simulation of Socio-Economic-Environmental Systems?"

Posted on Jun 29, 10 | 8:51 am |

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Sunday Jun 6, 2010

What happened to Second Life?

A posting in Second Life, a Second Chance? blog helps me understand why I seem to hear so much less about SL these days.

Posted on Jun 06, 10 | 9:50 am |

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Friday Oct 2, 2009

A story for which the world is not yet prepared.

University resilience is not as good as we thought: Florida has removed from its web-site a disaster response exercise to meet a zombie invasion.

Posted on Oct 02, 09 | 8:15 am |

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Saturday Aug 1, 2009

World Builder

“World Builder”, a very moving short film by Bruce Branit, can be seen on YouTube.

Posted on Aug 01, 09 | 4:56 pm |

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Sunday Apr 20, 2008

The limits and possibilities of play.

Thanks to Networked Performance for some serious thoughts about the nature of play: whether it gives rise to a different psychological state, and how this might be used to transform lives through artistic practice, or misused to market Microsoft products. These ideas might apply to all 'games' and many types of simulation.

Posted on Apr 20, 08 | 9:28 am |

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Monday Mar 17, 2008

Open Knowledge Conference 2008

Went to the Open Knowledge Conference on Saturday. A mixed bag but some very stimulating ideas. There is more information available than you'd think: the problem remains how to use it.


Posted on Mar 17, 08 | 3:31 pm |

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Wednesday Jun 6, 2007

Environment XML

A new digital art project is based on an interesting platform for re-purposable data.

Posted on Jun 06, 07 | 8:27 pm |

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Sunday Aug 27, 2006

London cabbies' brains.

Can't resist quoting this piece from Retrospectacle. The size and shape of the brains of London taxi drivers who have done 'the knowledge' is significantly different from others.

Posted on Aug 27, 06 | 4:47 pm |

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Monday Aug 14, 2006

Using simulation to cure PTSD

Wired and Business Week both report that the US military are using simulators to help PTSD victims.

Posted on Aug 14, 06 | 1:40 pm |

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