[spectre] Open_Sailing

marc garrett marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Wed Dec 16 15:45:21 CET 2009

Sorry for any cross posting...


Review by Olga Panades Massanet.

Open_Sailing is a floating architecture evolving like a living organism, 
a laboratory for techno-social experiments - developing and testing 
numerous novel technologies, such as "Instinctive_Architecture", 
"Energy_Animal", and "Life_Cable" within an innovative nomadic 
ecosystem. The "Swarm_Search_Engine" is a distributed operating system 
that suggests a general safest location and a form for the overall 
structure that constantly reconfigures itself in order to provide 
intelligent distribution of supplies, energy and information.

"Led by a group of enthusiasts, gathered around the idea of "we don't 
know what will happen, but together we can invent our future and cope", 
the project puts forward a very ambitious, action-driven, 
experiment-led, way of thinking forward. After meeting with the founder 
of the project, Cesar Harada, Open_Sailing proved to be a much more 
complex enterprise than I originally thought."


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