Technique

The scale of the ‘data diet’ fluctuates depending on the severity of the issue. Looking to buy cheap shoes? That’ll take one person about 5 minutes. Want to change the results of the Brexit referendum? That’s gonna be a 2.000.000 people job over a period of 4 months.

Equally so, the mechanisms that operate within the data diet realm range from the size of the apparatus, to the size of a (data) center.

 

 

 

 

PROBLEM                                                                                             SOLUTION

Ads in your mailbox…………………………………Apparatus that prevents you from clicking the ad

Interface design causing addiction……………A plugin that filters all distractions into bodies of text

Digital footprint………………………………….A faraday cage curtain that prevents external signals

Data harvesting………………………………………………………………….Sell-your-own-data room

Bias news/filter bubble……………………………………………………………………Opinion see-saw

Lack of knowledge………………………………………………………………..Data awareness center

 

 

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