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EPIC 2014 - Update
<p>10 years after the release a recurrent neural network created an update to the original flash movie.<br>There was no another way …</p>
In November 2004 Robin Sloan and Matt Thompson released a Flash movie EPIC 2014.
The film popularized the term Googlezon and touches on major privacy and copyright issues raised at the time.
The movie explored the effects that the convergence of popular News aggregators, such as Google News, with other Web 2.0 technologies like blogging, social networking and user participation may have on journalism and society at large. The story is a hypo-thesized future presented from the viewpoint of a fictional "Museum of Media History" in the year 2014.
10 years later the Museum of Media History reincarnated in Berlin, West Germany. When we realised that the future Robin and Matt had predicted didn’t match the future that had happend, we had an AI to produce this updated version to draw a more accurate picture the year 2014. Spoiler: Googlezon hasn’t happened. There was another way …
EPIC 2014 Update - Alternative uploads/dowloads
Find out more about the original version here:
EPIC 2014 - The future history of the media by Robin Sloan and Matt Thompson