The data revolution: privacy, politics and predictive policing

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Anything you put on the Internet, it stays on the Internet. The internet is like Vegas. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.

Well, think about that the next time you put something online. Privacy is an elusive dream when it comes to the online and digital world. And that is the new reality we have to live in.

Date are characteristics of information, usually numerical, collected through observation. In a way, data is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables about one or more persons or objects. Digital data is everything about you on the internet.

The data revolution is great. There are many benefits of data analysis and data collection. But there is a dark side as well. Vast amounts of personal information are collected from anyone with a smartphone. Or any other connected device.

Nowadays, data driven technologies influence everything in our life. And this documentary takes a look at that.

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