Codes of Honor: a short film by Jon Rafman

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By Joshua Izenberg in Video on Saturday 1 October 2011

I found Jon Rafman through his collection of incredible photos culled from Google street view (The Nine Eyes of Google Streetview). Here’s a touching, lonely, machinima-style film he made about the tragic compulsion to rack up high scores in video games.

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Google Street Views: capturing life for real

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By Greta Hoffman in Cool Websites on Thursday 2 December 2010

Jon Rafman’s much talked about Google Street View’s project brings together accidental moments, beautifully captured at random by the unknowing Google street cars as they document our big, old world house by house, bared bum by bared bum. The photos capture rare snippets of everyday life in an eye opening, beautiful, sometimes disturbing, often hilarious way.

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