Artist creates Virtual Snarl-up in Google Maps

in #ftin3 years ago

Topic: AI

Title: Artist creates Virtual Snarl-up in Google Maps

What: Simon Wekcert, an artist, dragged bout 99 smartphones on the streets while activating the phones on Google Maps navigation.
Why: He’s an artist...
More ...: The artist avoided busy streets/day but it shows how the tech can be misused if in the wrong hands.

Methodology: Online research and use of a tumbled pyramid in the article

Sources:

• https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/02/04/artist-google-maps-hack-virtual-traffic-jam/
• https://youtu.be/k5eL_al_m7Q
• https://twitter.com/MKBHD/status/1225232055757180928

Existing info:

• https://gamerant.com/pokemon-go-grandpa-45-cellphones/?utm_content=buffer0873c&utm_medium=Social-Distribution&utm_source=GR-TW&utm_campaign=GR-TW

Wordcount: 200-300

Qualification statement: Genius? It highlights the fact that collected data can fool automated traffic feedback.

Time: 24 hours

Budget: 350TECH

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