Tales Of Things: A Social Network Of Objects

Tales Of Things: A Social Network Of Objects

Your pen, stove, and daughter's drawing all have their own social network with Tales of Things.

Lisa Baldini
  • 21 april 2010

When you buy something in a second hand shop, undoubtedly you might ask yourself what is the history of the object? What about its previous owners? This is exactly where the Tales of Things project becomes relevant. Researchers at University College of London have created a website utilizing rfid and qrcodes to keep track of the history of your objects. Each object is photographed, given a story and then tagged.

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