Buy nothing day 2008


According to AdBusters it is Buy Nothing Day on either 28th Nov (US) or 29th Nov (Int’l).

Perhaps after the GFC (Global Financial Crisis) outbreak it is time to think about how we spend and what we spend it on? Worth thinking about at least …

UPDATE: Thanks to Anonymous who posted a link to some YouTube videos about Buy Nothing Day – there’s some good ones there

By Carruthers via Aide-mémoire
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Author: Kate Carruthers

Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Insights Officer for UNSW Sydney, and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She is certified in information security and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies terrorism and security. Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT, marketing, data and digital; and is a member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board. Kate is currently working at the intersection of data analytics, AI, ML, privacy, cyber security, and data protection.

2 thoughts

  1. Pity it’s a Saturday here – when many’s habit is to “shop” – will make it harder for the day to stick. Would have thought the Friday was a better option in theory – but in practice, it’s my birthday.

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