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pplkpr

pplkpr is an app that tracks, analyzes, and auto-manages your relationships. Using a smartwatch, pplkpr monitors your physical and emotional response to the people around you, and optimizes your social life accordingly.

pplkpr uses GPS and a heart rate wristband to keep track of when you're coming and going, and when you're feeling emotional. pplkpr implements a complex…
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Selfies

Selfies is a collection of over 9000 portraits taken from Instagram, which featured first in the Dutch national newspaper de Volkskrant.

To get the highest quality photographs all pictures tagged with "selfie" on Instagram were aggregated over a couple of weeks, then filtered through a face…
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250 Miles Crossing Philadelphia

Visual artists Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum lived in Philadelphia for 7 months. New to the city, they invited inhabitants, both human and non-human, to explain their city through movement.

Wandering by themselves, the protagonists recorded their trajectories, sounds and private readings of the streets, allowing the artists, and visitors of…
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SUPERNERDS – A Surveillance Night

SUPERNERDS is a transmedia project about digital surveillance that merges a live TV show, a stage play and interactive media. During a large event on May 28, 2015 this abstract issue was turned into an emotional experience.

SUPERNERDS happened live on three main platforms. Firstly at the theatre Schauspiel Köln where the play "Supernerds" by Angela Richter premiered. Then…
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Network Effect

An interactive collage of an endless stream of video clips, messages and other visual noise, reflecting the frenetic restlessness that characterizes the Internet.

This interactive collage featuring a never-ending torrent of video clips, messages, figures, lists and other visual noise plays with our natural desire…
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In Limbo

Big data is drawing humanity ever deeper into the machine, and virtual immortality is around the corner.

Human memories can be deceiving. We forget, we distort and we condense. Efforts to find a more accurate alternative marked the beginnings of the Internet.…
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Seven Digital Deadly Sins

A moral update on the Internet era on the basis of the seven deadly sins, presented as an interactive website with videos, posts and polls.

The invention of the Internet is the most significant event in the history of mankind since the Industrial Revolution. Steam engines and factories freed…
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Trojan Offices

An installation exploring the beauty and complexity of technology, and providing a glimpse into unsuspecting coffeepots and offices all over the world.

Twenty five years ago, at the Cambridge University computer lab, someone went to get a cup of coffee from the kitchen - only to discover the coffee pot…
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Netwars / Out of CTRL

A fact-based 5 part interactive web series exploring the impending threat of cyberwarfare. You never know who is in control.

Within a few minutes after a nationwide blackout, life in the metropolises collapses. Famines, lootings and riots follow. It bears resemblance to a scenario…
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48 Hour Games

Game development, creativity without compromise, sleepless nights, ninjas, coffee hallucinations, bugs, confessions and the relentless pursuit of making the most innovative computer game in just one weekend: in the interactive documentary ”48 Hour Games” the viewer engages with the world of game-jamming.

300 computer game developers of all experience levels gather in a building. Teams are formed and followed through their creative processes, as they strive…
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I Love Your Work

In this web documentary, nine women working in the lesbian porn industry reveal all – their bodies and their innermost thoughts. Or do they?

Ten seconds is the average length of porn teasers, intended to entice viewers to pay to see more. And 10 seconds also happens to be the length of all 2,202…
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Type:Rider

This surprising combination of video game and book maps out the multifaceted history of typography.

Gothic, Garamond, Futura, Helvetica, Comic Sans. There are fonts that some people detest, while others are loved immensely. In this app, a surprising combination…
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Street Ghosts

The artist Paolo Cirio prints life-sized pictures of people found on Google’s Street View, and posts them at the exact spot where they were taken.

For the "Street View" function of its online maps, search-behemoth Google has been industriously photographing the entire world. They don't bother to ask…
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The Faces of Facebook

This website compresses 1.2 billion Facebook profile photos into a full-screen mosaic, and a remarkable world atlas

There are more than 1.2 billion Facebook profiles in this full-screen mosaic, so many that all you see is colored pixels. But zoom in on them and the faces…
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#Alleman

Fifty years after Alleman, theater director Bert Hana leads us through the streets of the Netherlands, digitally captured through Google Street View.

Fifty years after the release of documentary master Bert Haanstra's Alleman (still the best-attended Dutch documentary of all time), theater director and…
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Human Birdwings

An online mockumentary

An online mockumentary about Dutch mechanical engineer Jarno Smeets and his attempt to build bird-like wings and fulfill one of the oldest and biggest…
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Girl Walk // All Day

Girl Walk // All Day is an exuberant feature-length dance music film shot in the streets and public spaces of New York City. The entire film is set to the soundtrack, All Day, the 2010 album by the mash-up DJ

Girl Walk // All Day is an exuberant feature-length dance music film shot in the streets and public spaces of New York City. The entire film is set to…
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Moments of Innovation

When Documentary and Technology Converge

Defining documentary has never been easy, and interactive documentaries and other new forms of documentary storytelling compel us to revisit our assumptions…
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Robots in Residence

If robots can build cars and bomb people in foreign countries, why wouldn’t they be able to make documentary films one day?

How would a robot approach its documentary subject? What questions would it ask? What problems would it face and what advantages would it have? These are…
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Pointer Pointer

A simple but effective online timewaster: stop your cursor somewhere on the screen and a picture is loaded in which someone points right back at it.

Last June, a new online timewaster took its place beside cute kitty pictures and Facebook's endless stream of messages: Pointer Pointer. In the first four…
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The Gallery of Lost Art

This Tate Modern web exhibition presents the vestiges of lost artworks, to bring attention to their impact on the art world.

"Art history tends to be the history of what has survived. But loss has shaped our sense of art's history in ways that we are often not aware of." These…
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Bear 71

Wildlife in Banff National Park from the perspective of a grizzly bear and that of the park rangers watching her 24 hours a day.

In Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains, Canada, various wild animals are implanted with a GPS receiver and a chip, and from that moment they're…
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A Show

Three times a week, Internet pioneer Ze Frank humorously deals the world while creating wonderful collaborative artworks with his Internet audience.

Since his breakthrough in 2001, Internet pioneer and online performance artist Ze Frank created a massive amount of projects, in which the participation…
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A Journal of Insomnia

The website as a confessional: insomniacs are asked to provide insight into their affliction, which will be used in an interactive artwork.

A Journal of Insomnias is a website that doubles as a confessional: not meant for sinners, but for those who can't sleep. In the first phase of this interactive…
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Tracking Transcience

Hasan Elahi’s self-tracking system constantly and publicly presents his exact location, activities, and other personal data.

After an erroneous tip-call into law enforcement authorities in 2002, Elahi was subjected to an intensive post-9/11 investigation by the FBI. After undergoing…
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Museum of Me

Create and explore a visual archive of your social life.

Intel's Museum of Me Facebook application compiles all of your Facebook information (which has already been publicly shared) and uses it as the basis for…
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My Tribe Is My Life

An interactive documentary that plunges you into the worlds of 8 music fans and shows how the Internet has helped them forge their identities and relationships within various music subcultures.

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, My Tribe Is My Life is an interactive documentary that examines the impact of the Internet on interpersonal…
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PressPausePlay

A Film about Hope, Fear and Digital Culture.

The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunites. But…
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Couscous Global

Social networking site with a twist: rather than looking for friends, users seek out opponents for debate and discussion.

Couscous Global is a platform for discussion and debate among today's teenagers and young adults, "the first generation growing up in global social networks,…
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Obama Wikipedia page edits

A visualization of people who’ve contributed to the Barack Obama page on Wikipedia.

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Text Trends

Text Trends is a sendup of the ubiquitous line graphs and related information returned by services like Google Trends.

Text Trends is a sendup of the ubiquitous line graphs and related information returned by services like Google Trends. The project takes the content…
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The Machine is Us/ing Us

“Web 2.0” in just under 5 minutes.

The Machine is Us/ing Us is an experimental video addressing the shift to Web 2.0. The original video has been viewed more than 11 million times and has…
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Lives Connected

A webdocumentary about Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans in the summer of 2005.

44 interviews with employees of an advertising agency, all of whom were involved in the disaster in some way, can be navigated by tags such as “funny”,…
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Newsmap

Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.

A treemap visualization algorithm helps display the enormous amount of information gathered by the aggregator. Treemaps are traditionally space-constrained…
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We feel fine

Since August 2005, We Feel Fine has been harvesting human feelings from weblogs.

Every few minutes, the system searches the world's newly posted blog entries for occurrences of the phrases "I feel" and "I am feeling". When it finds…
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Emotional Arcade

firestarters: Emotional Arcade

A live event inviting you to play with real emotions, using brain scanners, biometric sensors and carnivalesque props.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyCBX9i0w7g IDFA, Brakke Grond and firestarters present a live cinema event on the intersection of science,…
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