Alien NYU ITP Winter Show 2015

Welcome to my first foray into artificial intelligence and interactive storytelling. Close Encounters of the Radio Kind is my first semester final project at the NYU ITP masters program. This video was shot during the ITP Winter Show 2015.

The program is written in JavaScript. I use webkit speech recognition to listen to the user and turn the verbal information into written text. From there, the logic is built mostly with keywords to choose how the alien will answer, including responses if a keyword is not recognized. The visual interface was designed in Photoshop and animated in After Effects. The brilliant voice of my extraterrestrial is my better half, Philip Goldsmith.

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