The Amazing Virtual Cube - A Preliminary Demonstration

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A preliminary presentation and description of the properties of "The Amazing Virtual Cube" - subsequently renamed as the Virtual Light and Colour Cubes, and dedicated as Peace Cubes - incorporating a template for assembling a cube.

The "Amazing Virtual Cube" is a virtual cube with dimensions of red, green and blue, in which the colour at any point is equal to the sum of its red, blue and green coordinates - as expressed in HTML as #rrggbb where rr, gg & bb are 3-digit hexadecimal numbers.

For more information, visit http://peace-cubes.net

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The Amazing Virtual Cube - A Preliminary Demonstration

  1. 1. a preliminary demonstration of some properties of the • amazing virtual cube the amazing virtual cube is a virtual object in the form of a cube the colour at any point in the cube corresponds to its red-green-blue and/or its cyan-magenta- black coordinates in the cube depending on whether you consider black or white to be zero the amazing virtual cube has no "real" existence - by its nature it is a virtual entity and aspects of it are only visible thanks to information technology yet the essential properties that the amazing virtual cube embodies are natural properties of colour and light and thus should be registered as properties of nature ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. ............. this sheet shows a simplified view of the outside faces of an unfolded amazing virtual cube. an advanced version of the display would have continuously variable colours and no white lines. by straightforward and reasonably careful cutting, folding and gluing you can create a very rough approximation of how the amazing virtual cube would appear from the outside the amazing virtual cube is a project of information habitat - where information lives" a non-governmental organization in special consultative status with the economic and social council of the united nations. you can obtain more information on the amazing virtual cube - including downloadable graphics files of this page on the world wide web at http://www. illc. apc. orglhabitatlcube or from cube@infonnation-habitat.net the amazing virtual cube is © copyright 1996, all rights reserved, information habitat - where information lives

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