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The Monitored Life Of National Councilor Balthasar Glättli

As we go about our daily lives, we generate all kinds of information through our smart phones, all of which can disclose insights into our actions, habits and life patterns. We are usually unaware of how much our devices are sharing information about our movements, habits and social networks. This visualisation shows intimate knowledge of a Swiss politician’s calendar, professional engagements, family life, physical movements and social media habits. It also reveals the sheer volume of information that digital devices collect and transmit.