The Affect-o-Meeting in Weimar, Germany, 24-27 August

As part of our ongoing alter-economy project, the SenseLab European Hub will be coming together in Weimar, Germany to explore core concepts and develop digital tools. The alter-economic platform, the 3 Ecologies Seed Bank, is conceived as a self-organizing creative process engine coupled with a self-sustaining cryptocurrency economy supporting an autonomous alter-university dedicated to thought in the act. The proposition is to run the projects on their own affective momentum. To do this, it is necessary to register affective intensity as it plays out collectively, and use it to create positive feedback effects moving the creative process forward. How can we build an « affect-o-meter » for this purpose? Can the collective registering of affective intensity form part of a self-organizing decision-making process? How can we invent « processual operators » that add an element of surprise and contingency to online interactions that help crystallize collective creative energies? We would like to thank IKKM (International Research Institute for Cultural Technologies and Media Philosophy) for their generous...
3 Mile Meal: Aug 23-25 2013

3 Mile Meal: Aug 23-25 2013

3 Mile Meal took place on August 23-25, 2013, from 2pm-5pm. 3 Mile Meal is a food-sharing and lack-of-information-gathering SenseLab/DS4si event! We can be found at our 3 public kitchens – Durocher and Bernard in Outremont (come for a kosher snack!), the Fruiterie Mile End (crêpes and make-your-own blended drinks!) and Parc Ex (Dosas and more!). Joignez-vous à nous pour Bouffe sur trois bornes: un évévenement de partage de bouffe et de manque d’information organisé par le LaboSens et le DS4si. Trouvez-nous à une de nos cuisines publiques – Durocher et Bernard à Outremont (des gâteries cachères), la Fruiterie Mile End (smoothies et crêpes!) et Parc Park Ex (Dosas et plus!). 23-25 Août, 14-17h.   Press Article with Montreal Gazette Article with 24hr PDF > full page from paper JPEG > single article Article with Le Devoir PDF > full page from paper JPEG > single article Interview with CIBL Radio (audio mp3)   French and English posters for the event follow:     Park Ex Location:   Mile End Location: Outremont Location:  ...