Story Space

  • Expressive + Expressive = Everybody is Creating
  • From couch potato to Internet of text and images
  • Everyone is a producer, Search Interface is king

 

  • There has to be some sameness, no inventing words
  • Shared Space   The Search Space of AR
  • How do you represent that?
  • The Desktop Metaphor vs Command Line
  • VR environments leverage deep metaphors and capabilities for Navigating space
  • VR Chat  Urban Sprawl
  • The special thing about computational media is that it transcends time and space and better depicts what is in your head.
  • In your mind, things can be related in more than three dimensions
  • In two places at once, alias.
  • Multidimensional Space in 3D
  • Hyper means impossible in your mind but impossible in 3D
  • Return to the Command Line Flattens Dimensionality to one
  • Parallel Universes, Many different imaginations, Metaverse
  • Metaphor Travel vs Conjuring
  • Inception Car Commercial 1 and 2,
  • Superimposition
  • Symmetrical interface, The act of making is the act of searching
  • Assignment:  Imagine that everyone has created their own virtual world and create an interfaced for searching and navigating between them.
    • Example leave text behind in a scene, code, live
    • Think back to the first assignment for saving parameters of stories.
    • Choose story parameters that would be meaningful to search on
    • Sketch out an interface for searching for similar stories.
    • Possibly perform searches on the data you have stored using the techniques in assignment #1 using a variation on this:
    • var query = JSON.stringify({owner: {$ne : myName}}); //not equal my name
  • (or) Assignment: Give us your big picture ideas about how emerging technologies and new forms of storytelling will change the media landscape.  Please use category ‘Vision’