Posts Tagged ‘data’

Die peinlichsten Einträge bei Facebook, StudiVZ und Twitter

Monday, May 24th, 2010


Give Me My Data mentioned in a Bild article:

Die peinlichsten Einträge bei Facebook, StudiVZ und Twitter The most embarrassing messages on Facebook, StudiVZ, and Twitter (English), May 22, 2010

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(translated from German) “Many users are unaware that their comments will be permanently stored in networks. For example Facebook can retrieve all stored Stautusmeldungen. The U.S. Professor Owen Mundy has a developed application, Facebook members ever entered all the data and displays the posts. Under “Select Data”, you select which data you want to see (for example, personal data, status messages). Here also dive old, long deleted on posts, which are provided with a time code. Facebook apparently never forgets.”

“Facebook’s Disconnect: Open Doors, Closed Exits” – TechCrunch

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

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More press for Give Me My Data, this time by Rohit Khare from TechCrunch (thanks for the note Evan.).

Give Me My Data has a more open-ended design that supports exploration and experimentation, in part because it sports an impressive array of formats to download your friend lists and other information for use in other projects such as visualization and charting. Owen Mundy at Florida State originally developed it for his own use, but “this week it kind of exploded because of the interface changes.” That could either be a sign of broader awareness of how much data users share with Facebook; or it could be the acute interest users have in putting profile data that Facebook “lost” right back onto Facebook (a feature that may be coming soon).”

“Two Facebook Apps To Help You Fight Back Against Facebook” – The Consumerist

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010


Two Facebook Apps To Help You Fight Back Against Facebook
by Chris Walters, The Consumerist, May 4, 2010

“Give Me My Data Helps Refill Blanked Facebook Profiles” – ReadWriteWeb

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010


Give Me My Data Helps Refill Blanked Facebook Profiles
by Curt Hopkins, ReadWriteWeb, May 2, 2010

“Facebook App Brings Back Data by Riva Richmond” – The New York Times

Saturday, May 1st, 2010


Facebook App Brings Back Data by Riva Richmond, New York Times, May 1, 2010

“The app is “making hackers out of regular users,” says the developer, Owen Mundy, an assistant professor in Florida State University’s art department. And it’s giving them a way to exercise ownership rights over their data. (After all, Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities says users “own all of the content and information” they have posted on Facebook.)”

Give Me My Data _new images

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Give Me My Data (fb_friends_20100128_white)

Give Me My Data (fb_mutualfriends_20091114_black)

Give Me My Data (fb_mutualfriends_20100430_dark3)

Give Me My Data (fb_profile_xml_20100430)

Give Me My Data public alpha launch

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Today I launched the public alpha version of my Facebook application Give Me My Data for testing and feedback. This app helps you reclaim and reuse your Facebook data.

Feel free to test it and let me know what you think!

Space Relations: Joelle Dietrick, Owen Mundy, and Chad Erpelding

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010


Space Relations
Joelle Dietrick, Owen Mundy, and Chad Erpelding
621 Gallery
February 5 – 26, 2010
OPENING: First Friday, February 5, 2010, 6-9p

621 Gallery is pleased to present Space Relations, an exhibition of new work by Joelle Dietrick, Owen Mundy, and Chad Erpelding, on view from February 5 through 26, 2010. An opening reception will be held on Friday, February 5th, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Space Relations presents an exhibition exploring new ways to think about space. The exhibition playfully recognizes how our experiences warp our understanding of place, especially during tough economic times when often power positions are reordered and people are displaced.

HZ Net Gallery #13

Monday, December 21st, 2009

hz logoKeyword Intervention has been included in the recent HZ Net Gallery update. Also included were: Alysse Stepanian, Rudi Punzo, Aaron Oldenburg, Aaron M. Higgens, Anders Bojen & Kristoffer Ørum.

Facebook Death Star

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Here are two images I created with NodeBox (Python) and PHP (data via facebook API).

All friends, one common link.

All the mutual connections I could gather before the script timed-out. Need to make the gathering more efficient.