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#6 What is your Impakt?

January 2012

Can data be turned into art or is it visualizing reality? Shall a student be transparent? How safe is the Internet? Exercising the right to know, we crowd sourced the Impakt festival. Here is what you need to know.

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#6 Introduction

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Can data be turned into art or is it visualizing reality? Shall a student be transparent? How safe is the Internet? Exercising the right to know, we crowd sourced the Impakt festival. Here is what you need to know.
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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Facing Facebook

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In our past, we have been judged by our appearances. Using Facebook, an art project shows the power of our physiognomy today.
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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Bringing it Together

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A Review of a Data Visualization Demonstration at Impakt Festival - Gathered at Theater Kikker on the 3rd of November, Born Digital gave a technical introduction to data visualization as part of Utrecht's Impakt Festival.
12-01-2012 mag 6 /

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Art in the age of data visualization

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In the up and coming trend of data visualization it’s not all about the numbers, it’s also about art.
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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Lots of showing off, not much showing data

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Is data visualizations a pragmatic or artistic practice? This question was addressed when programmers and theorists meet up at a workshop organized by Born Digital.
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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D’oh. The software tricked me, again!

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Businesses depend heavily on software. Do they understand the algorithms behind it, or are they feeding an unforeseen predator?
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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THE “RIGHT” TO PROTOCOL

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From the Sunday newspaper ritual to the digital informative overload, media procedures have changed. So who has the power and who manages our “right to know” in the current networked society?
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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Butt Naked

by: Roos
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Are closed learning environments like Blackboard a thing of the past? Blogs and Facebook are taking over, but leave us students exposed.
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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A healthy dose of paranoia is advisable - From ISP over IX to surveillance

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The Internet starts with a blonde woman wearing a paper hat saying “home computer”. She is the starting point of a human sized model of the internet, part of a workshop by the Chokepoint Project at this years Impakt Media Festival.
12-12-2011 mag 6 /

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The impact of daily routines

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Utrecht's Impakt Festival brought the glamour of everyday life to the big screen. - What is the glamour of everyday life? Is it the laziness of a summer afternoon or the loneliness of wintertime? For over one our, seven short films depicted a small portion of multiple daily routines: different people in different places, all of them living a common life. However, when those lives come to the voyeu...