Yesterday, in meatspace, ↑KerLeone told me about it, now it is official—he has launched a new community weblog called ↑Gutterflower [in German]. Much talk about transgressive gaming, alternate reality games, etc. is flying through academia, and I guess the new weblog constitutes some kind of game which may well fall into these categories. Roughly put the idea goes like this: Take an everyday object and attach an URI pointing to an entry of Gutterflower to it. Then ‘set the object free’, meaning: leave it on a table in a bar for instance. When someone finds the object and picks … Continue reading