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We Feed the Network

By using its services, we accept the fact that entities such as Google is collecting data about us and our online habits. Information is power after all, and in his short film We Feed the Network graphic designer Michael Rigley explores how the metadata contained in a multimedia (MMS) message is harvested, stored, and sold on to the highest bidder.

According to Rigley details such as the user’s phone number, location, receiver, and the amount of data sent are included in the 736 pieces of personal data that is collected each and every day by service providers. See more details in We Feed the Network below.

[via Venture Beat]

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10 Interesting Infographics

Infographics are a great way of communicating complex information and data in a visually pleasing manner. Sometime I think I could be an infographic as I’m regularly told, “You’re much smarter than you look”. In any case, we love them here at Onelargeprawn and decided to compile a small list of the ones that we particularly liked. Have a gander at them after the jump.