Showing posts from May, 2014

So you think you know why you do things ? Does your digital footprint reveal something we don't want to face up to?

We humans set a premium on our own free will and independence ... and yet there's a shadowy influence we might not be considering. As science writer Ed Yong explains in this fascinating, hilarious and disturbing talk, parasites have perfected the art of manipulation to an incredible degree. So are they influencing us? It's more than likely. Love the challenge and what data might tell us that we don't want to know. 

Legal aspects of digital data, thinking about data ownership

Alexander Duisberg Partner @ Bird Bird, talks to the legal aspects of exploiting big data and lists his top tips for private and   public sector. He talks to : data ownership as a concept [ personally I am not sure anyone can own data, however there are rights and responsibilities] and no jurisdiction has a fully developed concept of data ownership to date. privacy aspect of data  understanding what data you own and how it affects your customers’ privacy. licensing implications when buying or selling data and the issues of making data anonymous. 

My Digital Footprint - Data, Sorted, Arranged and Presented. Demo using lego!