Posts Tagged ‘physical apps’

Turning Space Data into Physical Apps

| We want to explore what it would mean to use digital technologies and space data to subvert our relationship with time and bring fresh potential to the digital objects we live with and through. Through design we can use space data to create ways to experience now things that occurred before humankind existed, we can read by the light of a lamp connected to the live feed from a telescope and know that when it flickers a new planet has been discovered and we can connect to the orbits and rhythms of planets through objects that gently respond to these different cycles and be reminded that we are part of something much greater, much faster, much slower and much more fascinating than our atomized lives sometimes allow us to consider.

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Making #spaceapps physical

| The Open Government Initiative is excited to invite David McGloin, a physicist in the Electronic Engineering and Physics Division at the University of Dundee, Scotland, to share about their recent work to help shape the upcoming International Space Apps Challenge. His primary work is concerned with optics and the application of optics to environmental and biophysical problems. First enthused […]

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