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01.08.14 Marina Galperina

Artist Ben Grosser’s Computers Watching Movies shows what “a computational system sees” when it watches films. Presented as a series of temporal sketches and videos, Grosser tracks the system’s “eye” movement to propose a contrast between our human “culturally-developed ways of looking” and computational watching. It was pretty fascinating seeing the lines appear, tracking a trail from across […]

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10.04.13 Kyle Petreycik

Artist and composer Ben Grosser created a new Google Chrome extension that, when enabled, automatically adds a passage of additional algorithmically generated text to your emails containing many of the keywords known to trigger the National Security Agency‘s email surveillance systems. This extension, in theory, works as a trap to not only force these systems to […]

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