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Interactive Installation

In the installation the images are projected from above onto a round disk suspended from the ceiling, below which the visitor stands. An eyetracker (or headtracker) registers the viewer's line of sight; this allows the visualization software to calculate the moving gaze and to deform the visualizations perspectively. Thus, the viewer becomes a selfcentered subject, whereby the intentionality of his view represents the intentionality of thinking.

Global Ponderer - Continuous Automatic Reasoning

If the visitor does not interact, he may just follow the "stream of consciousness" of the system. When human beings confront the dynamics of argument and counterargument, the outcome  can be the refinement of knowledge (science, wisdom) or mere despair. Yet a computer program - free from any obligation to act in the real world - may reason endlessly.