Fabian Hemmert

The fast food age of information consumption

TYPO Berlin 2014 ROOTS | Thursday, 15 May | 7:00 pm | Show | English

For a long time, we have been hunter-gatherers for information. Today, we live in an age in which information is ubiquitously available. At the same time, it does not satisfy our hunger for more. We live in the fast-food age of information consumption.

What are the psychological and emotional side effects of today’s information consumption behavior? How can we, as designers, help people to consume in a more active and aware way?

Fabian Hemmert

Fabian Hemmert

Fabian Hemmert is a design researcher, born and raised in Germany. During his studies towards an M.A. degree in Interface Design, he worked for Nintendo of Europe and Marvel Comics. He currently finishes his PhD at the the Design Research Lab at the Berlin University of the Arts. His thesis…

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