Music in the Age of Digital Surveillance

Ansh A Patel, Seth Kranzler

Browser cookie sonifier for privacy and awareness in the digital age.


Music in the Age of Digital Surveillance is a Chrome browser extension developed by Seth Kranzler and Ansh Patel which keeps track of cookies placed in the browser when visiting a website. For each page that is browsed, Music in the Age plays an algorithmically generated melody utilizing Tone.js framework based on the number of domain-specific cookies that each web page has. It adds a delay for each cookie from a domain, resulting in a unique intermingling of notes for each page.


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