Mark Zuckerberg may have declared that privacy is no longer a social norm, but Alasdair Allan believes a backlash is coming. In this talk, he explores how the internet has changed the concept of ownership and explains why the Internet of Things – combined with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation – could soon determine whether we have any privacy at all.
Alasdair is a scientist, author, hacker and journalist.
TEDxExeterSalon: From driverless cars to diagnosis of medical imaging, artificial intelligence is being heralded as the next industrial revolution. But how does AI relate to us in all our glorious complex humanity? Our first TEDxExeterSalon explored the ways in which we’ll interact with algorithmic intelligence in the near future.
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Filming: http://firstsightmedia.co.uk/ In the past he has mesh networked the Moscone Center, caused a U.S. Senate hearing, and contributed to the detection of what was — at the time —the most distant object yet discovered. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx