Data for the People: How to Make Our Post-Privacy Economy Work for You

Data for the People: How to Make Our Post-Privacy Economy Work for You

by Andreas Weigend


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465044696
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 01/31/2017
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,267,636
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Andreas Weigend is one of the world's foremost experts on the future of big data, social-mobile technologies, and consumer behavior. He teaches at Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in China. He is the founder and director of the Social Data Lab. He lives in San Francisco, California.

Table of Contents

Prologue: When Everything Is Recorded ix

Introduction: The Social Data Revolution 1

1 Becoming Data Literate: Essential Tools for the Digital Citizen 13

2 Character and Characteristics: The Stand-off Between Digital Privacy and Digital Honesty 39

3 Connections and Conversations: Identity and Reputation in the Social Graph 69

4 Context and Conditions: Making Sense of the Sensorization of Society 107

5 Seeing the Controls: Transparency for the People 145

6 Taking the Control(s): Agency for the People 175

7 Rights into Realities: Applying the Power of Transparency and Agency 199

Epilogue: Into the Sunlight 233

Acknowledgments 235

Notes 237

Index 281

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