15
Oct

Addiction and technology: Understanding the links

Are addictive features inside digital products causing a public health problem? Is the attention economy’s model threatening our democracies and individuals’ freedom of choice? How can we measure, map and analyze the consequences of the attention economy on our society? To answer these questions, MyData Geneva hosted an event about “Problematic Internet Use” on October...
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9
Aug

Taking the next step from fear to autonomy – The Great Hack, meet MyData

  “The Great Hack” documentary movie was released on July 24th on Netflix. It tells the story of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal through the personal stories of a professor who sued Cambridge Analytica and a former senior Cambridge Analytica employee. Cambridge Analytica used intimate personal Facebook data to micro-target, mass personalize and manipulate...
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