The Bright Side of Sharing Our Data

In recent times, there has been a wave of anger towards companies which use individual data without his or her knowledge. Campaigns like #OwnYourData and #MEGA, and most recently, the movie documentary The Great Hack have brought the issue to the limelight.

On the contrary, our speaker today does not argue about the malicious use of personal data. Instead, he shows that, though there are some cases where data is used for ‘nefarious’ (I quote nefarious because it is subjective) purposes on a whole, the tool known as data analytics has brought far more benefits than harm to society.

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*This session was recorded at Qworky Academy on 14th August 2021 and moderated by Kheeran Naidu


Kheeran Naidu

An avid learner who is currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Bristol.

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