The “Vanity Ring” project by Markus Kison is an interesting take on social status. The wearer inputs their name into the software which uploads the amount of mentions their name gets on a Google search. From the description: “While in earlier times richness and importance were equal to the amount of money or jewels someone possessed, in a post information society it’s the attention you get from the worlds people, that counts.” I guess we’re all slaves to our own “Internet Fame“. Also check out the video here.
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