THE HUMAN FACE OF BIG DATA

Have you ever wondered how much data you are generating everyday ?

Your phone, your car, your credit card, your e-mails, your google searches… All of this data is recorded and analyzed in real time by algorithms, allowing us to grapple with some of humanity’s biggest challenges while creating a new kind of ‘planetary nervous system.’

Can we control it ?

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2 responses to “THE HUMAN FACE OF BIG DATA

  1. “Control” is a human illusion…

  2. I’m thinking it will control us!! You can’t even look at something online and it shows up on facebook that you were viewing it!
    I was thinking the other day that all this is really preparing us to live in space. Getting people used to interfacing with technology, robotics, voice recognition systems, lack of privacy, etc. no need for school if all you need to know and do is one click away!

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