What if our home data was reimagined and translated into a story?

Authors wrote stories about the home data and we gave them back to the participants.

Data Epics is a collection of these fiction data stories—

Data Stories

Over the course of a year, each author was given four prompts alongside the home data sets that translate into the four volumes. These stories don’t need to be read in any specific order!

Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4
Alma García
Hi, How Can I Help?
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
J. King-Yost
What Do Data Want?
Data retrieved from
Nexia Thermostat
Lahim Lamar
Owl & Daughter
Data retrieved from
Chamberlain Garage Door
Alex Madison
The other fish
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Garrett Saleen
Lights, In White Satin
Data retrieved from
Wemo Smart Lights
Elizabeth Tachick
The Sheriff
Data retrieved from
Smart Plugs
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
So Long, Mira
Data retrieved from
Nest Thermostat
Alma García
Severance
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
J. King-Yost
Where are Data?
Data retrieved from
Sleep Number Bed Data
Lahim Lamar
All Bodies Are Transition
Data retrieved from
Wyze Motion Sensors
Alex Madison
Stop the music
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Garrett Saleen
H5 Quincy
Data retrieved from
Wemo Smart Lights
Elizabeth Tachick
Illumination
Data retrieved from
Smart Plugs
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
What Can I Tell You?
Data retrieved from
Geofence
Alma García
Ghost Riders
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Mud Room / Fairy Lights
Data retrieved from
Alexa
Lahim Lamar
The Galaxy of Her
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Alex Madison
The best time to come back to me
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Garrett Saleen
Satisfaction Survey
Data retrieved from
Peloton
Elizabeth Tachick
New Recruit
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Intelligence
Data retrieved from
Sonos
Alma García
The Who and the You
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Garrett Saleen
Echoes, Algorithms
Data retrieved from
Alexa
Lahim Lamar
When You Don't See Them Coming
Data retrieved from
Nest Camera
Alex Madison
When should you quit your job?
Data retrieved from
Google Assistant
Garrett Saleen
Disaster Variations
Data retrieved from
Peloton
Elizabeth Tachick
The Inspector
Data retrieved from
Smart Lights
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
The Fire
Data retrieved from
Smart Lights