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Secrets in Your Data

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Whether you’re on social media or surfing the web, you’re probably sharing more personal data than you realize. That can pose a risk to your privacy – even your safety. But at the same time, big datasets could lead to huge advances in fields like medicine. Host Alok Patel leads a quest to understand what happens to all the data we’re shedding and explores the latest efforts to maximize benefits–without compromising personal privacy.

  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 05:39 The History of Data Collection
  • 12:20 How is Your Personal Data Leaking?
  • 19:44 Is Your Phone Spying on You?
  • 26:09 How To Protect Your Privacy Online
  • 40:54 The Benefits of Data Sharing
  • 45:48 Dismantling the Data Monopoly

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