CX Project

Chattr

Chattr

Chattr was a field trial at FutureEverything that invites conference delegates to participate in an experiment on privacy and ethics.

2 Commercial Partners
Manchester
Manchester, UK & Seoul, South Korea
5 Academic Researchers
University of Dundee
CX PhD Student
CX PhD Student
CX PhD Student
University of Dundee

Spoken conversations which occur in public spaces are recorded, transcribed, and published as indelible text on the internet.

The project highlighted the gap between attitudes to privacy in digital and physical spaces. It investigated whether a Data Use Policy can be acceptable in exchange for real world social settings, and recorded the attitudes of people as their spoken word becomes a shareable, mineable dataset uniquely identified as a URL.

This project was based on discussions with Kyle McDonald and was managed by Joeli Brearley.

Latest Project Activity

Guinea pigs for all!

1st Oct 2013
In the last post (April 2013), we were reflecting on Chattr, looking forward to improve it and give it another try. Well, we gave it another try at TodaysArt, The Hague, Netherlands.   On paper, Chattr looked pretty much the same. We still offered a service in exchange for users privacy: comfy...

The Chattr experience at FutureEverything

12th Apr 2013
Chattr is the result of weeks of frenetic collaborative work. The process wasn’t easy… online meetings and threaded emails complicated the communication, not to mention the need of ethical approval. I think that we all sweated blood! But thanks to the efforts of a fantastic team –including artists, researchers and...