in bflat inbflat.net opens video
up as a creative space. It turns user-generated content into a user-generated composition by embedding videos of people making music (in the key of Bb) on the same webpage and allowing you to play them. At the same time. Its a brilliantly simple idea.
musical ar app(also youtube symphony)Tellart
created this AR app which allows you to play music using your phone.Take a pic of the marker, turn the phone to face your webcam, and then use it as a musicalinstrument. youtube.com/symphony?x=experiment
ugc star warsThe classic as
youve never seen it before - diced into 15 second long cuts, lovingly recreated, submitted,selected and edited together by the crowd in a thousand unimaginable variations : starwarsuncut.com
dreams in high fidelityAn artwork
created over a decade by thousands of computers around the world running Electric Sheep.Scott Draves classic work is constantly renewed by developments in immersive projection.
rafael lozano hemmerVectorial elevation at
the Vancouver Olympics. Users could log in around the globe, using maps tocreate their own personal lighting pattern and then upload and watch as their set went live.bitforms.com || lozano-hemmer.com
time, colour, dataFlickr Flow is
an creative experiment whose materials are color and time. flickrflowTime Flow is an analytical tool for visualising temporal data. timeflowFernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg are behind both. hint.fm
mobile interactiveprojection "Participants were able
to use their mobile devices as magic "brushes" to interact with the installation. They could choose between three colors, green, blue and red. Green for growing the plant, blue for feeding the blossoms and red to burn it down."www.projektil.chhttp://vimeo.com/13307183
open-access datajournalismThe Guardian newspaper has
anopen strategy to data journalism,scraping public data, using openplatforms like manyeyes andtrimectric , sharing raw data viagoogle docs, encouraging developersto mash-up and re-use data sets aswell as coordinating massinvestigations such as the mpsexpenses making insights availablein impossibly short-times.more
IBManalysesUS OpenData was collected from
everyaspect of the game in real-time andpresented back to the viewer as anvisual analysis of momentumcreating a separate perspective towatch the game from.US Open Point Stream
don quixote read by you(...2149
of you)Spanish-speaking bibliophilesare creating the firstcollaborative audiobookel Quijote by Miguel deCervantes is being cut upinto 2149 10-line sections.Readers request a section(randomly assigned) and have6 hours to record & upload.www.youtube.com/elquijote.
mongoliad Neal Stephenson is leading/writing
a serialised 13c historical epic with community-enhancment, wiki-contribution, a subscriber model and multiple writers and then releasing it all on iOS (i.e. as an app). mongoliad.com
all about socialOld Spice (W&K)
used a character from a popular advert to break the fourth wall and have thecharacter interact in real-time shooting ads and responding directly to hundreds of messagesover several days, including a marriage proposal.
smile vendingUnilever worked with Sapient
Nitro to create an ice cream vending machine that detected yoursmile and rewarded you with a free ice-cream (and lets you upload your pic to FB)(see also kraft macaroni cheese - less cool)
continual motionThree similar ideas over
the course of two world cups. 2006 Nikes joga bonita campaign asked users tosend videos keeping the ball in the air. For 2010 Coke had users celebrating the longest goal celebration.Both are trumped by the Eternal Moonwalk: a Michael Jackson Tribute
chalkbotLivestrong & Nike promotion with
the Tour de France: an automated trailer printing chalked messages fromanything texted or tweeted @chalkbot in the tradition of the le tour. livestrong.org/chalkbot
making it personalPersonalised online video
was notably used by the Obama campaign in 2008.Recent examples: Action Aid fundraiser, Pentagramss Type campaign, Latitude demo, and for publicservice campaigns encouraging you to get a TV license and warning about the dangers of online profiles