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  • n. Plural form of spime.


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  • While I agree that "spimes" are directly relevant, what I found most important from his conception was the concept of "wrangling" - being actively and productively engaged and responsible in the development of spimed environments.


  • A digitally stored and electronically accessible record of various aspects of the experience history (GPS, time, and audio, visual, etc.) of physical objects (an object lifelog; Bruce Sterling's "spimes"), or of human users (a user lifelog).

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  • "spimes" (his neologism for 'space-time objects').


  • They spoke of shoes and spimes, and for a spell, all was right with the world.

    - Boing Boing

  • He also gave me a great interview touching on spimes, cyberpunk, and the 'Centipede' scandal he's been blogging.

    Boing Boing: March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006 Archives

  • Quite the opposite, and if you've read any of my comments on spimes then you'll understand my motivation and you of all people should understand it.

    Virtualizing the Physical

  • As currently defined, it's one kind of transreal Thing in a class of smart objects that exist above spimes.

    Virtualizing the Physical

  • I've been a Bruce Sterling fan for a long time, devouring his science fiction novels alongside his thoughts on "blobjects" and "spimes."

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Semacode goes towards the ubicomp world suggested by Bruce Sterling's spimes.


  • The abuse potentials for spimes are, frankly, colossal.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: Fear the ubicomp spime: Bruce Sterling's keynote


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