Sunday, September 23, 2012

Google Web Lab: Magic of the Internet

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Google WebLab

Web Lab: The Magic of the Internet, Brought to Life

Launching in beta, Web Lab is a set of five physical installations housed in the Science Museum in London. You can interact with them in person at the museum, or from anywhere in the world at chromeweblab.com. By opening up the museum experience to the world online, Web Lab doesn’t play by the usual rules - a visitor’s location and museum opening hours no longer matter.

Each of the five experiments - Universal Orchestra, Data Tracer, Sketchbots, Teleporter and Lab Tag Explorer - showcases a modern web technology found in Chrome to explore a particular theme in computer science. For example, the Universal Orchestra experiment uses WebSockets to demonstrate real time collaboration as people from around the world make music together on custom-built robotic instruments housed in the Science Museum.

Please join us online or at the Science Museum in London (entry is free), and let us know what you think. True to its name, the year-long exhibition is a working lab, and we’ll continue to tinker with it based on your feedback.

Web Lab: The Magic of the Internet, Brought to Life

Enter Web Lab, a series of interactive Chrome Experiments made by Google that bring the extraordinary workings of the internet to life.

A first-of-its-kind web-based exhibition live from the Science Museum in London and open to the world online at chromeweblab.com

Worldwide visitors both online and in-museum are able to make music with people across the world; trace routes across the internet's vast network and discover where images are stored; watch their portrait being processed and drawn by a robot; and travel instantly to far away places.

See the magic of the web come to life at chromeweblab.com



Official Google Blog: Web Lab: The Magic of the Internet, Brought to Life

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