“We’re going to have much less privacy in the future,” says Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, UC Berkeley’s new university librarian. Privacy and surveillance are caught in an arms race, but surveillance is going to win that arms race.
Is technology affecting our mental health? Can technology support free speech and still protect against harassment? How do we embed our biases in big data algorithms? The Center for Technology, Society & Policy wants to explore these questions and more.
Understanding and stopping the spread of Ebola requires careful tracking of public health data from around the region. Digitizing the data seems like an obvious step — but on the front lines, the answers aren’t quite so simple.