Open Informant is a project from 2013, by Superflux.
It’s a badge which searches through your emails, and other comms, and redisplays them with highlights relating to NSA search phrases.
A nice commentary/reaction to surveillance and how this kind of heavy-handedness can take things completely out of context and normalise another chilling effect on free speech.
Also, a very elegant design.
Troll the NSA
Welcome to the new YANB 2015. I ran this domain as a new media art blog for one year back in 2005, and then forgot about it. Now that I’m partly through a Masters in Interactive Media at the University of Limerick, I’ve decided to resurrect the site as my design research blog.
It won’t be a straight design blog. I’m exploring areas like:
Design for Debate
So, I’m going to use this site to write about and explore any interesting design and art that I stumble across in my research. A notebook for me, and a collection for you.