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  • Wired
  • 2019
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On TikTok, Teens Meme the Safety App Ruining Their Summer

Tracking technology used by parents to check on their children raises concerns regarding privacy and independence. Data on location and driving metrics also prove valuable for companies and advertisers.

  • Wired
  • 2019
  • 5 min
  • Wired
  • 2019
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How Silicon Valley fuels an informal caste system

Because of the jobs offered by the booming tech industry, San Francisco has developed a caste-like hierarchy, in which the small group at the top of tech companies are the richest, while other citizens are left to get poorer as the middle class shrinks.

  • Wired
  • 2019
  • 15 min
  • n/a
  • 2017
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Public by Default: The Tales of Venmo

An exploration of Venmo transactions for five different randomly selected users. On Venmo, all transactions are public by default, and users can take certain steps to make this information private.

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  • 2017
  • 10 min
  • Field of Vision
  • 2017
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Project X: Field of Vision

Video criticising the AT&T and NSA partnership, which allowed the NSA to spy on the UN, the World Bank, etc, by installing its surveillance equipment in AT&T hubs.

  • Field of Vision
  • 2017
  • 7 min
  • Vice
  • 2019
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Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users

Snapchat stores some user data for legitimate purposes but is vague about doing so, and abuses (such as spying) of this data have occurred within the company.

  • Vice
  • 2019
  • 2 min
  • Kinolab
  • 2014
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Big Data and its Reflection of Humanity

Nathan, the creator of the advanced humanoid robot Ava, explains to his employee Caleb that big data collected through smartphone cameras and microphones aided his attempts to make Ava’s features more human.

  • Kinolab
  • 2014
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