Image:
Data Diaries
Identifier:
2012.IMA.59
Date available
October 15 2012
Date captured
November 24 2012
Rights
© All Rights Reserved
Description

Cory Arcangel's Data Diaries (2002).

Top: video asset as currently rendered by modern QuickTime plugin.
Below: video asset as rendered by QuickTime plugin in 2002.

Arcangel exploited the nearest neighbor interpolation that the QuickTime plugin used at the time of the work's creation, by embedding the videos nearly 3x their actual size. QuickTime now uses a blurry interpolation algorithm.

More here: rhizome.org/staffblog/2011/oct/6/digitalarchivesday/

Related Entities
Cory Arcangel (related to)
Ben Fino-Radin (publisher)
Related Collection
Digital Error