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6 Best Practices for Designing Experiences in Public Spaces

When asked what Stimulant does, one simple answer is that we design and develop software. But this software powers site-specific installations and experiences for people in physical spaces. We strive to reach people literally where they live, work, play, and visit, rather than online. Site-specific experiences can connect people to ideas, brands, and each other in ways that are impossible online.…

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2D / 3D Freelance Visual Designers

Stimulant is looking for outstanding 2D and/or 3D freelance Visual Designers on a per-project basis to help expand our talented team in 2018. Our work frequently crosses the boundaries between 2D and 3D space, both physically and digitally. As a Visual Designer, we welcome your expertise in both realms as well. Perhaps you’re a 2D…

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Occipital Structure Sensor

We’re always getting new sensors in the lab and are excited to share them with you. The latest thing we’ve been experimenting with is the Structure sensor from Occipital. We’ve added it as the 11th (!) sensor on our in-depth comparison page, and we have some ideas for experiences we could create with it. One…

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Intel Museum

Intel in many ways encompasses the canonical story of Silicon Valley, from its founders beginnings at Fairchild Semiconductor in the 60s to Intel’s current status as the undisputed king of processors. The Intel Museum’s mission is to present both the history of the organization as well as educate visitors about the company’s recent breakthroughs and…

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“Meta Mirror” at Luminary

We’re pleased to announce that Stimulant will be contributing to the first event produced by Future Fires, an organization aiming to bring the magic that exists at the intersection of art, technology, and music to a large-scale audience in San Francisco. “Luminary” features art+tech pieces from the likes of Can Buyukberber and a live performance…

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Stimulant Recognized as a Bay Area “NewCo”

We are excited to share that Stimulant was selected as a Bay Area “NewCo” and invited to participate NewCo Bay Area Festival 2017. The NewCo Festival is an annual, city-wide event designed to connect and celebrate the most inspiring, mission-driven companies in the Bay Area. We are proud to be amongst fellow NewCo organizations that are shifting their industries, valuing…

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INSTINT 2017 Highlights

Last week I had the privilege of attending the fourth edition of the annual INSTINT conference, a gathering of artists, activists, and engineers who work in the field of installation-based experiences. Aside from the charm of the city of New Orleans and the friendliness of the brilliant and good-looking attendees, some of the speakers shared…

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