We need regular ‘culling days’. Days each year or perhaps each month where we delete unused data. And then stop collecting it.
From the Blog on deletion
Deletion is counter cultural. Like all acts of counter culturalism, the system and culture around us give hundreds of excuses not to do it.
I always marvelled at the self-destructing messages in Inspector Gadget. Perhaps it’s time to self-destruct the data we collect.
E-waste has at least two sides to it – the physical product and then the information that is on the products. Both can be hazardous.
The recent events in Afghanistan are not just about Afghanistan, but rather about how we work and the ecosystem in which we work. Here are 10 things to do.
Perhaps people will now wake up to reality that data is people. And people will die because of the data we collect.
Deleting data after the purpose for which it was collected is fulfilled is one of the hardest actions to execute in data governance.
My photo was in an Ikea display once, but I could not walk in and remove the picture. Photos travel, they always have. Digital has sped up the ease of it.
Regret. Being human means we experience it in our lives. When was the last time we checked with people if they had regretted sharing any data with us.