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What

The ability to query objects in motion and find things in the real world.

Since spime are mostly "theory objects" that don't actually exist, these are examples of proto-spime that provoke us to think about what's coming.

If you can suggest additions to this category, please let me know.

See Also

For background on spime, read the original manifesto by Bruce Sterling.

Bruce's presentation and book and visual essay are equally fascinating.

Why Things Matter by Julian Bleecker.

Proto-Spimes by J. Eric Townsend.

OpenSpime and Spime Inc.

Sensor Web (Wikipedia)

WineM

WineM

1 photo

EnGraph

EnGraph

1 photo

Loopt

Loopt

1 photo

Cisco

Cisco

1 photo

Google Earth

Google Earth

3 photos

ArcWeb

ArcWeb

1 photo

Ipoki

Ipoki

4 photos

Looking Glass

Looking Glass

1 photo