LateLab | Electric Bookshop #9

The Electric Bookshop

Wednesday 27th March 2013, 7 for 7:30pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Alt-w | Pressed for Time

The keepers of the Electric Bookshop are creating a publishing time-machine. It will provide unexpected and immersive experiences for intrepid book readers, using a combination of human interaction and artificial intelligence to create custom 'books' that they can take away.

Come along and listen to how old and new media, electronics, programming and traditional craft will enable the machine to be an anachronistic mishmash of time periods from literature, printing and publishing. It's the best open source bedtime story ever.


Cycle 08 Alt-w Production Award -
Peggy Hughes, Padmini Ray Murray & Claire Stewart

LateLab is a collaboration between the Edinburgh International Science Festival, New Media Scotland and the University of Edinburgh's School of Informatics.

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The Electric Bookshop