T H E I D E A
As you browse through the interactive book for the first time, the camera uses facial recognition to pair your profile with data tracked through search engines. The book draws a back-end algorithm and fills in the blank of the narrative with your name, age, gender, location and birth date. As the story unfolds with each turn of a page, you realize that this is a story about you.
E N A B L I N G T E C H N O L O G Y
Using Rekognition API data on Processing, it traces the values pre-populated on a csv file. Client to Server communication was used on two processing sketches. Nyar4psg markers were attached to the corners of each page to indicate what page the user is on.
D A T A D R I V E N N A R R A T I V E
Each person who interacts with the book has their own unique narrative. The storyline is influenced based on their personal data — what their names are, their age, occupation and location they are based in.
F I N A L P R O D U C T
The readers were alarmed by what they saw.
Little did they know, what the book already knew about them?