Our phones track our location and habits. Our watches measure our heart rates and how many steps we take. Do we know what happens to that data? How do we measure issues of privacy versus issues of public health and safety? What are the things maybe we would want to track but don’t? And how do we represent that data in meaningful (and even creative) ways?
- Understand data tracking and privacy
- Think critically about representation and visualization of data
- Understand your own limits and data tracking habits
- Bruises: The Data We Don’t See
- Fitness tracking app Strava gives away the location of secret US army bases
- Big Brother on wheels: Why your car company may know more about you than your spouse
- Digital health tracking: Preventive care or privacy invasion?
- Smartphone data tracking is more than creepy – here’s why you should be worried
- It’s Time to Start Tracking Our Internet Consumption the Way We Track Our Physical Health
- Here’s what you can do to stop big tech from manipulating you online
- The House that Spied on Me
- Track Yourself! Choose one thing to track of the course of a week and then find ways to visualize the data in a meaningful way (see Dear Data Project or Dear (My) Data)
- Tracking Inventory: All the apps and sites that track your data and where that data goes
- Visualize all your data that is collected