NORAD Tracks Santa

NORAD Santa Tracker!

Admittedly, I’m not the biggest fan of the holidays. HOWEVER, I can appreciate and get into all the things people do to keep the spirit of Christmas light and exciting. It’s ridiculously endearing to see the creativity and imagination involved in keeping the fantastical, well, fantastical!

I want to know the artist/animator/graphic designer who got a government job and tasked with creating the NORAD Santa Tracker. I mean, really, that’s quite a fun work project, if you ask me. Happy Christmas, Merry Festivus, Feliz Navidad, and Maligayang Pasko (this is Tagalog for Merry Christmas, just in case you didn’t know) to all! 🙂

Click here to track Santa sleigh ride around the world!

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Author: Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos is a writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research areas and interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, networked culture, and biotechnology. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. She is currently the managing editor for Hyphen magazine. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, and Public Art Dialogue. She has lectured and spoken at the De Young museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” has been published to The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture in 2016. She serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism, board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center, and teaches at the University of California, Santa Cruz in the Digital Art and New Media department.

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