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(infosthetics @ Pervasive 2007 Conference) an urban storytelling game based on real-time interaction between mobile phone & web users. textual stories written in the web by certain people are illustrated by other people taking matching photos with camera phones, sensing the urban environment. each noun had to "associated" with an appropiate mobile phone picture within 60 seconds. each picture then had to be approved by another player.the complete stories were then displayed on a large public display at Time Square, New York, as street art. within 90 minutes, 3142 noun-photos were generated by 184 mobile phone players.

all player actions were logged & represented to detect any usage typologies (their proposed data visualization after the break).

[link: storymashup.org & storymashup.org (PDF) & nokia.com]

see also Nike interactive Time Square.

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Gameplay visualized: Rows correspond to players, x-axis is time. Green/light segments denote time spent taking photo and blue/dark segments denote guessing. Rows are ordered by descending score.

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2 COMMENTS

Photos from this talk at Pervasive and others:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/pervasive07/
Aaron.

Wed 16 May 2007 at 6:57 AM

This reminds of the Uncle Roy All Around You project.

Sat 26 May 2007 at 10:12 PM
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