The Office For Creative Research

The creative trio uses boundary-defying interfaces at the nexus of art and technology to help people understand big data

NYC-based The Office for Creative Research unites three internationally renowned media artists—Jer Thorp, Ben Rubin and Mark Hansen—in an exploration of data’s expressive possibilities. OCR harnesses vast troves of raw data, streaming it through boundary-defying interfaces that change how we interact with information while enabling us to make sense of the world in new ways. “We make data accessible,” says Rubin, who refers to his …

Shadow App

Founders Hunter Lee Soik and Jason Carvalho hope to build a community and track global dream themes

Apparently 95% of dreams are forgotten—if they’re not recorded—just after waking up. That means one-third of our lives is lost within the subconscious. With SHADOW, co-founders Hunter Lee Soik and Jason Carvalho are attempting to do more than reclaim that time. Their Kickstarter-proposed multi-device application wants to harness your dreams the moment you wake, and build a web of global dream behaviors and themes. Launching …