Google Earth Contents "Nagasaki Archive" That Told The Real State Of Affairs Of The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Damage Was Released. This Project Synchronizes With Twitter And Second Life
Released on: August 04, 2010, 4:58 am
Nagasaki Archive Committe/Hidenori Watanave Lab @ Tokyo Metropolitan University
Nagasaki Archive Committee and Hidenori Watanave Laboratory at
Metropolitan University released Google Earth contents "Nagasaki
Archive" that told the real state of affairs of the Nagasaki atomic
bomb damage. This project synchronizes with Twitter and Second Life.
- Official Website:
- Project concept:
The following contents are available.
1) Nagasaki Archive
Nagasaki Archive is the web content to tell the world the reality of
the atomic bomb on interactive archive of the digital globe.
Nagasaki Archive provides a lot of photos and experiences of survivors
in 3D using with digital globe "Google Earth". You can see photos from
the same angle they were taken 65 years ago, and also you click the
portrait of survivors to read their experiences and wishes assosiated
with the actual location they were exposed to A - bomb. (The
experience stories of six people are translated into English now.
Other stories are displayed in Japanese.) In addition, we displays
photos of the current Nagasaki so that you intuitively understand how
this city subsequently achieved the reconstruction across time and
space. Nagasaki Archive is long-term project to proceed. We will work
on this project continuously with collecting data, and now we will
cover A-bomb of Hiroshima In the near future.
2) Message Cloud
Message Cloud is a project to map thoughts on peace via E-mail and
Twitter. Please e-mail us or tweet your thought on peace, and it will
float on the sky of Nagasaki on 3D digital globe "Google Earth". We
are now asking for your message about this project through Twitter and
Email. More detailed information is in above-mentioned URL.
3) Online Event
The space that exhibits contents of the Nagasaki atomic bomb and peace
on Second Life is constructed. The demonstration play of Second Life
and an image movie concerning the atomic bomb will be delivered with
Ustream. More detailed information is in above-mentioned URL.
Nagasaki Archive Committee
Graduate school of System Design + Faculty of System Design,Tokyo
(Industrial Art Projct team + Hidenori Watanave Lab. volunteers)
- Contact us:
+81-42-585-8606 (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
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