Rethinking the Narrative

THE CHOICE IS YOURS

Using the Detroit Open Data portal in tandem with the Loveland database of homes in Brightmoor, Detroit, this installation uses a custom AJAX/JSON file to plot each house address and push them live into a large-scale projection. Using speech recognition technology, participants can reverse the timeline of demolished homes by speaking their address into the microphone.

For a more detailed look at process, check here.

 

THE CHOICE IS YOURS

Using the Detroit Open Data portal in tandem with the Loveland database of homes in Brightmoor, Detroit, this installation uses a custom AJAX/JSON file to plot each house address and push them live into a large-scale projection. Using speech recognition technology, participants can reverse the timeline of demolished homes by speaking their address into the microphone.

For a more detailed look at process, check here.

GOALS

Gain a deeper understanding of JavaScript, JSON and AJAX
Create a custom-coded digital experience 
Utilize speech recognition as a tool for interaction

 

GOALS

Gain a deeper understanding of JavaScript, JSON and AJAX
Create a custom-coded digital experience 
Utilize speech recognition as a tool for interaction
 

TOOLS

XLR Mircophone
Annyang Speech Recognition
HTML 5
CSS 3
Javascript
AJAX

 

TOOLS

XLR Mircophone
Annyang Speech Recognition
HTML 5
CSS 3
Javascript
AJAX

LCD projection of Brightmoor Detroit screen
Detail of Brightmoor Detroit screen
Detail of Brightmoor Detroit screen with microphone
Stage two rapid prototype with cardboard and projection
Whiteboard notes on Brightmoor process
Brightmoor demolitions user flowchart
Brightmoor demolitions dataset

Nothing is black or white,
there's always a grey area.

Hey you!

I create because I love the feeling. I create to tell stories. I create to make beauty in the world.

Take a look around, and if you like what you see, drop me a line, let's work together!

 

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