WhatsApp, a popular OTT chat application, has added a new voice messaging feature; eradicating the difficulty of typing on a smartphone keyboard, and more notably – making it clear that the OTT scene is a highly competitive playground.
Imagine a dance piece carefully composed and choreographed with the help of new media tools. Imagine its beauty, its simplicity as well as its aesthetic appeal. Come to think of it, it does exist. Data visualisation is now able to manifest itself in both performative and physical spaces.
There's nothing quite like real life. From the beautiful mundanity of a slightly cloudy day to the 'what should I eat for supper' dilemmas plaguing even the most standard of evenings, real life is usually nothing more than a dazzling chore of common colour pallets and semi-interesting decisions. Hey... we should make a game about real life! No, no, not The Sims (god forbid) - why not a game about... hmmm... passport regulation and... uhhh... trying to pay endless bills!