Reveal (December 19–20)
Web trackers are pieces of code that run in the background of a web pages to collect and share information about users activities. Online tracking is an integral component of the internet’s business model and it plays a vital role in a larger industry which profits out of our data . During this chapter the students had to browse the web for one hour and extract and visualize the trackers that followed them. See an example of the output.
Observe (November 21–22 ). Observe, deconstruct and describe extensively what you see while you are performing an action on a digital platform.
Alter (December 5–6). Modify the visual elements of a graphical interface developing a web extension.
Reveal (December 19–20). Extract and visualize the invisible trackers that follow you in one hour of web browsing.
Re-publish (January 30–31). Analyse and re-publish data coming from a digital platform to renew our understanding of a phenomenon.