I’m curious about the life documenting theme and encourage you to explore unconventional ways of collecting data. I saw this project called Dear Data, where 2 designers would document life events on postcards and composed unique data visualization pieces. It’s a low-fi but I think collects really insightful data about each person.
We live, they say, in the age of Big Data - algorithms trawl through vast databases of our digital trails seeking to…www.brainpickings.org
I think sometimes we think data is just about numbers, but maybe it’s about how it’s displayed and is the data you’re collecting a true reflection of that person?