Bacon roll, cup of tea, can of coca-cola

by | Longevity (↓) | Convenience (↑) | 0 comment | question

Refreshments sold by the Cabman's Shelter on Brompton Road South Kensington London

Where and how is it used?

Only taxi drivers are allowed to eat in but anyone can purchase food and drink from the serving hatch to take-away.

What did you or someone else pay for it?

£3.30

Why do you want to add it to the museum?

These are the top selling items bought in equal quantities by customers


How was it made?

Is made in a factory

Is farmed

Is mass-produced

Is produced by local cottage industry

Is made to particular specifications

Is craft / hand-made

Is foraged

Is found

Is colonised

Is a service


Materials & Making

Who made or produced your commodity?

Not answered yet

Who was paid to make it?

A farmer reared the pig to produce the bacon

What skills does it take to make it?

Not answered yet

Where was it made?

Not answered yet

What does it cost to make it?

Not answered yet

What is it made from?

Buying & Owning

Who decides how much it costs?

The suppliers will if you use the value chain sliced respective yeah I really liked what's your problem solving

Who or what assesses its quality?

Not answered yet

Where is it sold?

Cabman's shelter

Who or what sells it?

Cabman's shelter

How did this thing arrive from where it was made to where you got it?

Not answered yet

Where is it used?

Not answered yet

Where is it kept?

Not answered yet

How and by whom is it cared for?

Not answered yet

How long will it last?

The polystyrene cup will end up in landfill as it cannot yet be recycled. The Coca Cola has a shelf life on 2018 but the aluminium will last much longer but can be recycled. The bacon roll will only be edible for 12hrs. The cup of tea will go cold depending on how you like to drink it.

Where will it go when it's finished with?

In the human system, in the bin and in the recycling

What is it worth?

Not answered yet


How do you and others value this commodity?

See the values contributed by visitors and those of the donor. And add your own values to this commodity.

Total times valued1
Positive (↑)Convenience
Negative (↓)Longevity
Overall Positive92
Overall Negative-10
Controversy51 (0 = most controversial)
  

What do these numbers mean?

This data that we have collected over time in our database means nothing without interpretation. A relational database, which we are using here, is technology that enables designers of websites and software to compare, contrast, interrogate and infer relations within data. The act of designing a database is not objective but driven by the agency of its creators and owners.

Within the MoCC Collection data is used to help think through the relations between values, commodities and data. Can we describe our values using sliders and numbers? How do we infer meaning such as controversy from data?

Below is a brief explanation of the some calculations and how these help make decisions about what is shown on the site.

  • Controversy Score:
    (Total Positive Values) + (Total Negative Values)

    The closer the value is to zero the more controversial it is in relation to other commodities. Used to infer that values associated with one commodity divide opinion more than another.

  • Average Value Score (used in the sliders):
    (Total Positive for Value + Total Negative for Value) ÷ Total Times Valued

    Used to infer a collective value associated with a commodity.

How do you value this commodity?

To add your own values click VALUE THIS COMMODITY and move the sliders left and right to add your own values - then click SUBMIT
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Questions and answers

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