[NetBehaviour] An Aesthetics Of Disappearance
rob at robmyers.org
Wed Apr 13 23:03:09 CEST 2011
I stumbled over this anti-face-recognition project again and,
post-"world's ugliest t-shirt" from "Zero History" I enjoyed it even more:
This technique can work in reverse, causing false positives and
misdirected automated actions:
And it can use objects other than faces, operating on sensors other than
When more and more human activity is being structured and quantized to
make machine processing easier, aesthetics can disrupt this.
"...the opacity of the aesthetic offers some much needed resistance to
the kinds of transparency increasingly demanded..."
An "Aesthetics Of Disappearance" and of false positives...
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