Prix Ars Electronica honorary mention award to Interface Cultures alumnus Tim Devine

The Interface Cultures Alumni Tim Devine wins the prestigious Prix Ars Electronica honorary mention award for his project “Code of Conscience”.
www.codeofconscience.org

The Code of Conscience restricts the use of heavy-duty vehicles in protected land areas. Using open-source mapping data from the United Nations World Database on Protected Areas – updated monthly by NGOs, communities and governments – in conjunction with existing GPS tracking technology that’s installed in construction vehicles, to autonomously restrict deforestation crews from entering protected zones.