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ZENetic Computer

By Murray Bourne, 10 Feb 2006

I went to an interesting series of talks on art and technology at the Singapore Science Centre yesterday.

The opening talk was by the highly-cerebral Tosa Naoko (土佐 尚子). She showed a movie about the ZENetic Computer which she co-developed.

ZENetic Computer attempts to teach the user about Zen Buddhism, Japanese culture, ink paintings and haiku. It uses an interesting interface that allows the user to drag elements (water, bridge, moon, etc) into a 3D-like digital painting, then "move" through that painting.

ZENetic Computer

I'm hoping it will be part of the new "i-Space" exhibition, due to open late 2006, at the Science Centre.

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