02/02/17: Empowerment through data
Feb 2, 2017

02/02/17: Empowerment through data

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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. 

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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.
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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. 

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