Frickdits — the free iPhone app created by Austin artist Laurie Frick — is now live and free via www.FrickBits.com or the App Store.
Frickbits tracks a user’s location data and draws patterns of where you’ve traveled with colorful cubes derived from Frick’s watercolor drawings.
Frickbits utilizes the most basic of today’s data-collecting: the location data gathered by the Apple iPhone operating system
“It’s already happening, whether you realize how much your data is collected or not,” says a self-described data artist. “Why not take control of it? And create art from it?”
Read a feature story of Frick, her art and Frickbits here: http://shar.es/10CBxX