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DJ Spooky and Greg Niemeyer Launch Quantopia

Quantopia is a multimedia performance celebrating the evolution of the internet. Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky composed music to underscore the epic convergence of technological innovation and social progress and Greg Niemeyer directed visualizations to complement the music. Visualizations included a VR interface developed by Medium Labs, a network simulation developed by Roger Antonsen, and a montage by Greg Niemeyer based on historical records from the Internet Archive. The project was funded by the Peder Sather Grant and the Hewlett Foundation, and is now touring around the world.

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