Hide from Big Brother's Roaming Eye with Pixelhead

You can't take two steps in the world these days without having your image captured. Everywhere you turn there are people with cellphone cameras, traffic cameras, Google Streetview vehicles. How can we remain anonymous in this digital age? Why, with digital camouflage, of course. Enter Pixelhead.

The brainchild of artist Martin Backes, Pixelhead is a soft, form-fitting balaclava that covers your head with a digitized version of German Secretary of the Interior Thomas de Maizière, making it perhaps the easiest and least humiliating way to have a German government official on your head, though don't quote me on that; I'm no government official wearing expert.

Hide from Big Brother's Roaming Eye with Pixelhead

Pixelhead effectively makes you another faceless drone amidst a sea of faceless drones, only you'll be the only one not being identified as the guy peeing in the alley in that one Google Streetview picture. They'll just blame it on Thomas de Maizière, or one of the combatants in the 1990 arcade classic Pit Fighter.

This is a much more effective and safe method for avoiding being photographed than my plan, which involved getting a full body tattoo of myself two centimeters to the left so I always look blurry.

Hide from Big Brother's Roaming Eye with Pixelhead

Camouflage Your Features With Pixelhead [The Creators Project]