Precision Targets
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Precision Targets

by Caren Kaplan
Design and Programming by Erik Loyer
Illustration by Ezra Claytan Daniels

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This project uses the Flash plug-in, which is no longer supported by Adobe. As an alternative, view the project's video documentation below.

Precision Targets is an interactive essay about technology and militarization of everyday life. The project places users inside a cube containing six parallel stories told through interactive comic panels that are married to threads of an an essay by scholar Caren Kaplan.

Video Traversal

A high quality recording of the project as a user might experience it.


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Six four-panel stories about GPS and geo-location technology are housed in a cube the user can rotate in 3D.

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By clicking “More,” users can view commentary by scholar Caren Kaplan associated with each panel.

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Users can “enter” individual panels as parallax compositions that can be navigated with the mouse.

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Kaplan’s commentary can be expanded to full screen for more in-depth reading.

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Some panels include animations and/or interactivity.

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