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Published on February 1, 2009

Author: 4lfie

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A deck used as presentation counterpoint at the 2nd #geomob meetup in London.

Alfie Dennen http://agit8.org.uk http://twitter.com/alfie

Things I’m going to talk about Games and Co-opetition John Harrison And time- keeping People in fields at midnight Lockerbie Geoglyphs Geomedia Networked activism

Sundial Waterclock Astronomical Clock Network Time Protocol Marine Chronometer Atomic Time Clock of the Long Now

John Harrison: Father of the modern age (IMHO) John Harrison: Big Genius

Stoppedclocks.com An ongoing document of all the stopped public clocks in the UK Each post is geo-located creating a geo-database Each post is information and media rich

An ongoing document of all the stopped public clocks in the UK

Each post is geo-located creating a geo-database

Each post is information and media rich

What is the question? Hidden on 43 blogs across the web were 43 latitude and longitudinal locations The main site contained cryptic clues to lead searchers to these blogs Once solved, the player travelled to the specified location to hunt for the hidden object The object would then provide the final instructions for uploading to the site

What is the question?

Hidden on 43 blogs across the web were 43 latitude and longitudinal locations

The main site contained cryptic clues to lead searchers to these blogs

Once solved, the player travelled to the specified location to hunt for the hidden object

The object would then provide the final instructions for uploading to the site

What is the question players...

By using map markers laid out in a pattern which “connect-the dots-style” drew an image, we created a new form of online art

Britglyph: The worlds largest work of art 61 exact locations span the country, creating an image of a watch Players travel to their closest marker with a rock They take a photo of themselves + the rock They send this image in to the site with location information As locations are received, markers are ‘claimed’

Britglyph: The worlds largest work of art

61 exact locations span the country, creating an image of a watch

Players travel to their closest marker with a rock

They take a photo of themselves + the rock

They send this image in to the site with location information

As locations are received, markers are ‘claimed’

Britglyph players...

 

Standing in a field at Midnight

The DNA of media is location. Geo information is not the Deus Ex Machina for sorting media on the web... But it comes close...

So what does all this mean? Using game systems to encourage mass tagging of the world seems to work Co-opetition is an engagement driver that is ideal for networked projects The power to get someone to stand in a field at midnight is quite an awesome one What are the implications for Geomedia projects?

Using game systems to encourage mass tagging of the world seems to work

Co-opetition is an engagement driver that is ideal for networked projects

The power to get someone to stand in a field at midnight is quite an awesome one

What are the implications for Geomedia projects?

Transformative power Where the web, mobile, and gaming meet is the Fulcrum on which we will change the world Alfie Dennen http://agit8.org.uk http://twitter.com/alfie

Where the web, mobile, and gaming meet is the

Fulcrum on which we will change the world

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