Making Trash Social: Dumpster Dive Explores Digital Recycling

Making Trash Social: Dumpster Dive Explores Digital Recycling
technology

A new desktop application creates a collective dumpster for the digital trash of its users.

Kyle Studstill
  • 26 may 2011

Dumpster Dive is a desktop application that aims to extend the notion of upcycling would-be discarded objects from the physical to the digital world. The application creates a shared “Dumpster” folder on your system, that would be used like a normal trash bin to delete files, but places these files in a collective bin accessible by any other contributors.

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