The Information Ecosystem

Early (Failed) Prototypes

The Information Ecosystem

The Information Ecosystem, in which WE harnessed the natural network of our ecosystem as an information transfer medium, is without doubt the greatest invention of all Scriptkind.

In this exhibit we explore several early (failed) prototypes of the Information Ecosystem: mobile units for turning carbon dioxide into oxygen and back again.

The First Mobile Unit

This early model was an attempt to harness the transfer of carbon dioxide and oxygen between human and plant as a natural wireless network for information transfer.

Unfortunately, the removal of the human's in/out unit from its supporting apparatus consistently aborted the human's carbon-dioxide transfer routine.


Postulating that the earlier human's malfunction had to do with the locomotion that the supporting apparatus provides for the human's in/out unit, this prototype included an ingenious crank that could automate the movement of the human's 'head.'

In spite of the auto-locomotion crank, the isolated in/out still failed to transfer carbon-dioxide.

Relinquishing the human

Due to the profusion of bugs and tangled (literally twisted) code encountered in the human's transfer mechanism, a prototype was developed that allowed a plant to connect to a computer chip. While the computer's code was much easier to work with than the human's, the computer lacked the essential property of replication found in the 'natural' ecosystem.

The Petri Dish

This prototype was the first major step towards achieving an entirely post-corporeal exchange of information.

After decades of failed apparati that mimicked the "lung's" mechanical purpose, WE realized that chemical outputs rather than the physical processes were the true objectives of this carbon-dioxide and oxygen transfer process.

Lichen/Waveform Engine

Constructed from cybernetic lichen and standing waveforms, the "Mascott" became the engine that powered this first information ecosystem, and supported billions of replicating "souls" for over three time-continua, until some kids in Rotherhithe kicked a soccerball into it and made The Lights Go Out.

You are welcome

You are welcome for experiencing this bit of OUR history.