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The First Human Browser


GH met Christophe Bruno in Paris. This piece is a Google hack where he searchs google and from his laptop sends a text-to-speech audio of the search to an actor in front of a polling place who then repeats what he's getting via the headphones.

EU constitution vote : Human Browser offers to help France

Paris, Sunday, May 29, 2005 : Jérôme Piques v1.0, the first Human Browser, created by net artist Christophe Bruno, experimented nearby a parisian polling station.

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As a new epidemic of Turing Syndrom is spreading in France, unable to decide its own future, The Human Browser offered to help the nation. During a few hours, thanks to its brand new Wi-Fi connection and its amazing ability of real-time Web-mining, The Human Browser tried to invest in language derivative by-products, in a deflationary global semantic market.