Resources for understanding data mining and your privacy

Here is a small selection of videos and articles to give you an overview on the subjects of big data, data mining and privacy concerns. I highly recommend watching the first two at least, they are short and succinct and very informative.

 

Dr. Jennifer Golbeck, director of computer-human interaction at the University of Maryland The Curly Fry Conundrum

 

60 minutes broadcast on The Data Brokers 60 minutes report on the Data Brokers

 

How the NSA can turn on your cell phone remotely NSA turning on your phone

 

Facebook microphone app The Facebook microphone app

 

Facebook manipulating Newsfeeds for social experiments Facebook research article – Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences