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Saturday, May 21 • 10:00am - 11:00pm
The WiFi Whisperer

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Wireless is one of the most ubiquitous means of digital connectivity, shaping our experience of networks and the internet. But far from being a neutral medium, these networks often betray their users. This can happen when an internet provider decides to monitor or manipulate your data, but also when someone nearby listens in on your activity, or even tricks your device into telling them more than it should. 

The WiFi Whisperer is an art installation that explores the social nature of the WiFi protocol, introducing some important technical concepts for understanding WiFi and networks, and creatively interprets data from the air. 

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Kyle McDonald

Kyle McDonald created People Staring at Computers, a Tumblr Blog and art project, in June of 2011. McDonald installed an application to take pictures of Apple Store customers in the West 14 Street and SoHo Street Apple Stores in Manhattan. McDonald would also take video of the customer’s... Read More →

Saturday May 21, 2016 10:00am - 11:00pm EDT
Carolina Theatre Alcove