The Void of Data
The world wide web is brimming with content, but having no physical form, where does it go? We tweet into an endless void, never really considering where this information is stored, who is viewing it, and how it is being used.
I chose Twitter as the focus platform for this project, as I find it the most dangerous place for content - people often put opinions or information out there that they wouldn't dream of sharing, were they not hidden behind a screen. Using Processing and Arduino, this installation scans Twitter for tweets under the hashtag #tmi, making a social comment on how we as a species overshare, and how this could have negative effects on our privacy.
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