On the Road

Based on the novel “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac and Google Maps Direction Service.

The exact and approximate spots Kerouac traveled and described are taken from the book and parsed by Google Direction Service API. The result is a huge direction instruction of 55 pages. The chapters match those of the original book. All in all, as Google shows, the journey takes 272.26 hours (for 17,527 miles).

This book is part of the exhibition “Poetry Will Be Made By All!” that is held in Zürich (January 30 – March 30, 2014).

Read the book here: http://issuu.com/greg0r/docs/on_the_road

Mentioned in: The Guardian, The Times (London), Wall Street Journal, The Australian, PRI, Boing Boing, Motherboard, Open Culture, Esquire

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Die Wegpunkte, die Jack Kerouac in seinem Roman “On the Road” (“Unterwegs”) bereist und beschrieben hat, wurden mit Hilfe der Google Direction Service API verarbeitet. Das Ergebnis ist eine 55 Seiten lange Routenbeschreibung. Insgesamt, so behauptet Google, dauert die Reise 272,261667 Stunden (für 28206,908 km)

Dieses Buch ist Teil der Ausstellung “Poetry Will Be Made By All!” in Zürich (30.01 – 30.03.2014).

Zum nachlesen: http://issuu.com/greg0r/docs/on_the_road

Erwähnungen: The Guardian, The Times (London), Wall Street Journal, The Australian, PRI, Boing Boing, Motherboard, Open Culture, Esquire

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