Feb 2, 2017

02/02/17: Empowerment through data

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Is Facebook moving backwards? Instead of focusing on just mobile, the company's video products may soon show up on your television screen. We'll look at why Facebook is employing this strategy. Afterwards, the former chief scientist of Amazon, Andreas Weigend, will join us to talk about the importance of knowing our data rights. 

Segments From this episode

What Amazon’s former chief scientist says about personal data rights

Feb 2, 2017
Amazon's former chief scientist Andreas Weigend says that data can be empowering in a post-privacy economy.
A lot of companies, big and unknown alike, often take information collected from you and sell it to other companies.
DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images

Is Facebook moving backwards? Instead of focusing on just mobile, the company’s video products may soon show up on your television screen. We’ll look at why Facebook is employing this strategy. Afterwards, the former chief scientist of Amazon, Andreas Weigend, will join us to talk about the importance of knowing our data rights. 

Listening makes you smarter…
donating makes it all possible.

Our mission is to raise the economic intelligence of the country, exploring the intersection of the economy, tech, and our daily lives. As a nonprofit news organization, we count on your support – now more than ever before.

Secure the future of public service journalism today when you become a Marketplace Investor.

Marketplace + Caffeine = daily dose of awesome!

Your donation today gets you two things to keep you going – your daily news fix and your new favorite mug.