YORB2020 is a multi-user social space online, created at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program in response to the quarantine conditions of COVID-19, this project attempts to provide the ITP community with a shared virtual space to hang out, collaborate and work near each other.
For Empire State Maker Faire, we showcased some student work. Here are the details:
What inspired you to make this project?:
Yorb draws its inspiration from a 1990s interactive television show YORB (Your Orb) created by Dan O'Sullivan for Manhattan Neighborhood Network (a public access television station in New York City). It existed and evolved over several years as an ongoing project at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at New York University.