December 2001 Archives

How to avoid CCTV cameras

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The Institute for Applied Autononmy have developed a very pretty program that allows a user to identify a route between two points that will take them past as few CCTV cameras as possible. The data for the New York map is provided by the New York City Surveillance Camera Project which is just as interesting. Perhaps we'll see wider projects aimed at helping people avoid being monitored by public and private security bodies. (via Nettime)

In 2101: Three Stories by Young People

Very short pieces by children who were asked to write something about the world in one hundred years time. Mostly sweet rather than illuminating. "I wish there was stunt bikes for younger children."