Google Prophecy

 

Description

Google Prophecy is a modern forecasting service. It generates your personal metaphysical advice after digitally scanning the lines of your hand. Its answers are based on the most popular requests on Google about future: a collective sentiment of a specific moment.

 

CONTEXT

Google search engine has taken a role, traditionally filled by philosophy and religion. It has also become an ultimate reference, commonly seen as objective, while the blackbox algorithm behind its results remains incomprehensible for most of its users. Google Prophecy is a reflection on a shift in human cognition and privatization of knowledge by tech giants.

 

 

Interactive installation

2013

 

Exhibited

Museum of Arte Util, Van Abbemuseum 2014

Onomatopee projectspace 2014

Natlab, Baltan Laboratories 2013

 

 

Google Prophecy told future at

Museum of Arte Util, Van Abbemuseum