Initial Project Ideas
study open tabs in browser
iPhone as psychologist
- patterns (shopping etc)
- mood and psyche (knows when you’re distressed)
- articulate your problem, but also to communicate it silently
For small-plot farmers internationally
“urban farmer movement”:
people who are raising small plots of crops in their backyards, public lands etc.
News aggregation by topic/entity
Visual layout of popularity (e.g. retweeting)
“Like everything on Facebook day”
analytics, user data – lower incentive to buy user’s data
Wolfram Alpha Facebook app
Where does data come from?
On your person
How does this data affect how we are perceived?
How insurable are you?
How does what you do online affect insurance premiums?
– actuarial tables
How employable are you?
– pay level
– type of employer
Looks evil, but isn’t actually evil
single page summary of findings
– can be used on the fly by judges
gallery of incriminating photos
change of ratings over time
d-bag or nice guy?
what stuff you like
man in 60’s vs grandson today
– how are major life events affected by social media?
how could this expand?
– graph search
– face recognition
instances from news where people were judged like this?
If data is used this way, what could go wrong?
Facebook experience is ruined
Cease and desist/legal issues