Two sides of Big Data: data controlled by us, or us being controlled by data?

Atrium Stage, October 18, 13:45 — 15:00

By 2020, the total volume of data created by people will reach 44 TRILLION GIGABYTES. Each of us leaves a digital footprint: your smartphone records all your communications and your real life movements. Human life becomes a constant “data stream”.
Data allows us choose suitable partners for romantic relationships and the right career paths, but there is also a dark side as we see in the massive manipulations of public consciousness and interference in private life.
How can we regain control of our data and use it for good? How can we improve awareness of people and not become an object for manipulation?