Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Blue Puddle is an interactive online mapping tool developed by an interdisciplinary team of students at the University of Michigan. The Blue Puddle software takes advantage of the Internet´s distributed authorship capabilities to create maps that draw on users´ collective memory and subjective experience of a city. These maps foster the emergence of stories about the city that are more rich than any single author could create.

Most interesting of the applications, is perhaps the Free Electricity map which currently focus's on Ann Arbor, MI. I wonder how long someone could get away with a pirate Ann Arbor alleyway DJ dance party before the A2 cops throw everybody in jail.

I head about this and many other neat things happening in the world from we-make-money-not-art

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