writing narratives as a swarm

Taming the spaces

Today I tried to map the design experiment findings from Hybrid narrative ecology on top of the foraging behavior in swarms.

writing narratives as a swarm

Every time when individual starts some narratives it leaves a trace and focuses his own attention on certain features. This makes him accumulate more similar narratives until he becomes aware of the story.
So, web 2.0 stories are granular and appear even for the individual as a result of accumulating some idea traces, which works as an environmental feedback to notice more similar traces.
The more the narratives are accumulated, the more attractive and visible the story as a trace becomes, this attracts other individuals as well.
The attention is caught by various trace-leaving techniques like mashing, pulling and aggregating, tagging for social retrieval, social awareness technologies, hybrid maps etc.

Picking up traces of other individuals of the swarm depends on analogy or closeness of the attractors narratives to…

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Interplay Under Construction

Exhibition opening:

London College of Communication

Interplay Under Construction 

May 1st  5pm

Atrium Gallery

Interplay Under Construction is an interactive exhibition where visitors are invited to explore and experience how the University of the future might collaborate, innovate, theorise and provide new learning and teaching spaces. Artworks and projects by alumni, staff and students are presented to show innovation in teaching and learning practices. The exhibits pose questions to visitors and playfully invite them to answer. By engaging in an interactive multi-sensory experience, we hope you construct and play with your own ideas of collaboration, teaching and learning.

Refreshments will be provided.

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