MIT on Our Data Driven Society

MIT on Our Data Driven Society

While I was at Berkeley, we discussed the importance of data in the digital age. I was especially shocked to learn about companies like Target (who monitors your spending patterns in order to effectively market to you- did you read the article about the teenager who was sent baby stuff at home because she bought a pregnancy test?) or Aristotle (who uses your data in the political context.)

This article from New York Times is a pretty interesting read, and makes you think about the ways in which your data is being used.