Mobile components for playful cultural resistance @ TWAB 2008

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English version of the slides for my presentation at The Web and Beyond 2008: Mobility in Amsterdam om 22 May. For a transcript and other related media please refer to my blog.

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Mobile components for playful cultural resistance @ TWAB 2008

  1. 1. Mobile components for playful cultural resistance Kars Alfrink – The Web and Beyond 2008
  2. 2. Provo gramschap.nl/provo/chrono/wit.jpg
  3. 3. “…the street finds its own uses for things” —William Gibson
  4. 4. flickr.com/photos/mallix/2241056021/
  5. 5. flickr.com/photos/clarkmackey/462381004/
  6. 6. Flash Mobs flickr.com/photos/revcyborg/52850636/ & flickr.com/photos/piccadillywilson/330940825/
  7. 7. “The opposite of play is not work. It’s depression.” —Brian Sutton-Smith
  8. 8. “Play is free movement within a more rigid structure.” —Katie Salen & Eric Zimmerman
  9. 9. Free Running flickr.com/photos/jonlucas/204213682/
  10. 10. LED Throwies flickr.com/photos/iko/357496164/ & flickr.com/photos/urban_data/99808413/
  11. 11. Mario Question Blocks bladediary.com/questionblocks/q3.jpg
  12. 12. “Processing data is the very essence of what a computer does. […] Using the computer in a data-intensive mode wastes its greatest strength.” —Chris Crawford
  13. 13. flickr.com/photos/the-small-print/2299675674/ & flickr.com/photos/dpicker/331101373/
  14. 14. “Procedural rhetoric […] arguments are made not through the construction of words or images, but through the authorship of rules of behavior, the construction of dynamic models.” —Ian Bogost
  15. 15. September 12 newsgaming.com/games/index12.htm
  16. 16. ? flickr.com/photos/vinduhl/2157172876/, flickr.com/photos/mattbrett/1811618085/ & flickr.com/photos/hippie/2221162502/
  17. 17. The British UFO invasion of 1967 Images removed due to rights limitations
  18. 18. flickr.com/photos/nolifebeforecoffee/124659356/
  19. 19. Zona Incerta youtube.com/watch?v=qGpVgfrYlXU
  20. 20. “These things are far too important to take seriously.” —Bill Buxton
  21. 21. Thank you! This presentation and more: leapfrog.nl/blog

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