This Top Turns See-Through If You Leave Personal Data Exposed

Image Credit: wired.co.uk

Image Credit: wired.co.uk

Editor - the debate around personal data privacy affects not only our relationship with governments, but also our relationships with businesses. This article exposes some ethics questions for restaurant operators.

A Brooklyn-based designer has created a 3D-printed sculptural boob tube to spark social commentary on the state of privacy in a data-driven world -- by making the top gradually more sheer.

X.pose's striking black webbed rubber structure was engineered using a Stratasys printer, moulded to the body to ensure comfort and very much inspired by creator Xuedi Chen's previous work, Invasive Growth (moss-grown jewellery based on the parasitic cordyceps fungus). But underneath, its layers tell another story about our lack of control and veritable vulnerability when it comes to who uses our data, what for and how much they take. Read More..