About the Talk
June 16, 2010 3:25 PM
Town Danceboutique, Washington, DCTown Danceboutique, Washington, DC
Thanks to the wonders of data mining, corporations can combine your purchases with some demographic data and make surprisingly accurate predictions on almost every aspect of your life. Whenever you point out the details to anyone, they usually get upset, dragging out the pitchforks and torches to march on the nearest Wal-Mart. But they aren't to blame -- we are. With each of our individual choices, we give our privacy away. What's more, we usually do it for free.