Electric Sheep is a collaborative abstract artwork founded by Scott Draves. It’s run by thousands of people all over the world, and can be installed on almost anything. When these computers “sleep”, the Electric Sheep comes on and the computers communicate with each other by the internet to share the work of creating morphing abstract animations known as “sheep”.
Electric sheep has been around for a long time now, started in 1999. I remember messing with it way back then, didn’t realize it was still ongoing. Nice
Philip K. Dick would have loved this.
My first thought exactly! “When androids sleep…”
I suspect the group was named in his memory or inspiration.
I would love to see them merge with Anamusic
A) That’s gorgeous
B) I’m curious if some of the folks who are angry at NFTs or crypto for using energy to produce “nothing” are involved in this
C) I haven’t had the SETI one up for a while, now I’m curious if it’s still active!
SETI@Home & Folding@Home were peak screensaver… I almost miss needing one.
I got into a bit of trouble over seti…
The servers ran 24x7 anyway…
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