CONVERGENCE : culture

A “global, massively interconnected system (…) vibrating around us,” extending “beyond shiny hardware to include culture, art, social institutions and intellectual creations of all types.1

Convergence has been just another free radical of pop/tech culture for the past 20 years: the tendency for diverse technological and media systems to evolve towards a common center, where they share resources and mutually interact in order to form and inform hybrid objects, spaces and projects. FABMOBs | ATMOStag is the convergence between — mobile networks and real-time data, open hardware and software, sensors and transmitters, ideas and representation, digital fabrication and data visualization.2

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  1. What Technology Wants, by Kevin Kelly.
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