data mining

Advertising April Fools Campaign Leverages Personal Data To Make Automated Investments

An April Fool's joke from Seima sheds light on online data privacy issues

Analysis This Website Uses Data Mining To Predict Your Future

To promote the upcoming game Watch Dogs 2, Ubisoft created a platform to show what your profile looks like to large companies looking to market to you

Meetup Pins Down Insights Into USA's Changing Interests

In-person social network's changing membership gives a unique look at what we care about

Technology Man Sells His Personal Data On Kickstarter

Federico Zannier is offering his own computer activity data for $2 a day, including web history, keyboard presses and mouse tracking.

Advertising App Removes Personal Data From The Web

A new application from Abine works to wipe your personal information from the Internet, helping to maintain your privacy.

Design ‘Spying’ Artwork Mimics Digital Data Mining

Art installation ‘I Spy’ uses tablets to follow viewers’ motion with a digital face, representing a lack of digital privacy.

Work Digitally Destructive Grenade Steals And Broadcasts Your Information

Julian Oliver has created an easy to use physical data mine that demonstrates how easy it is to monitor and share 'private' online interactions.

Luxury Mines Twitter To Hook Hotels Up With Potential Guests

The real-time marketing tool for hotels provides them with a list of Twitter users planning to travel to their city.

Technology Who Shares In The Riches Of Data Mining?

Growing awareness of the goldmine that is our personal data has potential to impact upon health research which depends on accurate information

Design Strategies For Subverting Ubiquitous Computing

Steffen Fielder has designed vintage kinetic machines that enable you to tell little white lies to sensors.

Technology OkCupid CEO Presents Hard Facts On Online Dating

How to win the war in Online Dating? Sam Yagan of OkCupid lays it out for you.

Technology Systems That Construct Identity

Heath Bunting charts a map of British normality as seen by machines via his ongoing Status Project

Technology Dutch Festival Uses RFID To Enable Artwork Tag Clouds

STRP festival combines RFID and social web features to blur the boundaries between gallery experience and online existence.

Advertising frog design: Whose Data Is It?

The question of who owns personal data just doesn't seem to go away. It seems to ebb and flow, most recently with the ability to collect data from devices within a Personal Area Network (PAN) or Wireless PAN (WPAN).