YOUrban is a research project at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design into social media, design and the city. It investigates tools and means to creating engagement and a sense of ownership and responsibility towards our physical, social and cultural world.

«
»
 

Playful 2012 – ‘Means of production’

Einar has been in London to talk at Playful 2012; a conference about design, games and technology organized by Mudlark. His talk ‘Means of production’ has been turned into a blogpost.

Projects inspired by ‘Immaterials: Light painting WiFi’

The film ‘Immaterials: Light painting WiFi’ has inspired a wide range of projects from designers and technologists from various fields. In this blogpost we look at how the concepts, visual language and techniques from the film have been taken up by other practitioners.

Visualising WiFi for the masses

Over the last year our film ‘Immaterials: Light painting WiFi’ have been seen over a million times, spread far across the internet and have become a popular cultural phenomena. In this blogpost we have a look at where the film has gone and how it has been discussed.

Vimeo Awards 2012

‘Immaterials: WiFi light painting’ has been nominated for a Vimeo Award!

Streetscape – an experimental app for urban mapping

A paper about the experimental urban mapping app Streetscape, made as part of the YOUrban project, was presented at the Local and Mobile Conference at North Carolina State University. 

London and network friction

Einar have spent a week in London. Strolling, photographing, lecturing and experiencing the city’s particular kind of networked friction.

 

Feeds

RSS 2.0, Atom