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Be certain to get your Kuramoto Model bike light by supporting David Rueter’s Kickstarter campaign for Northern Spark and join us on a midnight ride of synchronized light across the Stone Arch Bridge.

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The Kuramoto Model (1000 Fireflies) will distribute 1000 interactive blinking LED devices to bicyclists who attend Northern Spark 2012. The devices are outfitted with microcontrollers and radio units that allow them to mutually and observably synchronize with others, as do certain species of firefly. In isolation these devices look similar to conventional LED cycling safety […]

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Team Northern Spark met on the roof top deck of Joe’s Garage tonight to watch the tests of Jim Campbell’s work projected on the lights atop the Target building in downtown Minneapolis. A beautiful night for viewing art in the skyline. Better pics to come, but for now, here is a blurry homage to Campbell’s […]

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Want to join the blinking mass of Kuramoto riders in a ride leading up to the Stone Arch ride? Nice Ride staff will be leading a group ride departing from The Walker at 10:30 pm. The group will progress to Loring Park, stop at Hennepin and 4th Street, and then continue on to Father Hennepin […]

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  As part of The Kuramoto Model (1000 Fireflies) we will be making interactive blinking LED devices available for $10 to bicyclists who attend Northern Spark 2012. The devices are outfitted with microcontrollers and radio units that allow them to mutually and observably synchronize with others, as do certain species of firefly. In isolation these […]

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As you may already know, David Rueter’s project The Kuramoto Model (1000 Fireflies) will culminate in a midnight ride across the Stone Arch Bridge. Rueter has crafted 1000 synchronizing LED bike lights that will be distributed to Northern Spark visitors Saturday night at various information tents. Everyone who gets one of these lights is invited […]

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