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The Creators Project | 01.17.17

Fake Pop-Up Exposes the Dark Side of the Information Age

Surya Mattu, Tega Brain

D&S affiliate Surya Mattu and fellow Tega Brain’s artwork was featured in Tactical Tech’s The Glass Room.

In Unfitbit by Surya Mattu and Tega Brain, a FitBit is attached to objects like a metronome or a drill to trick the device into thinking you are working out, thus selling fake, inaccurate data to your health insurance that hopefully lowers your premium.

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