Bookmark: "Life Without the Tech Giants"

Sebastian Greger


Addressing the widespread concern with the big tech giants taking too much control over people’s lives, Kashmir Hill enrolls in a self-experiment:

The common retort to these concerns is that you should “just stop using their services.” So I decided to try.

What follows is a series of blog posts in which he describes his efforts and insights from that endeavour.

I'm Sebastian, Sociologist and Interaction Designer. This journal is mostly about bringing toge­ther social science and design for inclusive, privacy-focused, and sustainable "human-first" digital strategies. I also tend to a "digital garden" with carefully curated resources.

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