Andrew Lovett-Barron Writing on Product, Politics, and Design

Decay of Digital Things

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Written on February 07, 2020
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Decay of Digital Things was a series of essays and a course at the Stanford The goal was the ask what happens to digital things when they get old — hardware, software, and networks. It was a fun and temporal project that had a big impact on my later thinking. It’s also something that others have asked me to re-upload, so I’m including what I could find here.

A longer writeup about Decay was published in the 2018 book, The Internet of Other People’s Things

Designing for Decay

Printing Things

Sensor Ghosts

Haunted Machines

Decay Talk at Gaffta

Bacterial Computing

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The Decay of Digital Things