SXSW Interactive 2016

The Effect of Big Data on Human Behavior

Our digital footprint impacts every aspect of our lives. From our insurance premiums, to how we get around, to the advertisements we see, the rapid growth of IT has impacted everyday life more than any development since the industrial revolution. However, while there is a wide consensus that these developments are beneficial, we know relatively little about how the explosion of data, a more connected and quantified world, is changing human behavior. Has the erosion of privacy made humans more withdrawn? Will robotic cars and other improvements to public safety make humans more reckless, or more cautious? This session will explore the ways that data is impacting human behavior.

Share this idea

Related Media

Additional Supporting Materials

Takeaways

  1. Data breaches and hacks are the new normal. But how does a sense of privacy (or lack thereof) change how humans behave and share information?
  2. How will the understanding of a quantified society will enable us to improve our lives?
  3. Are we fulfilling the promises made by big data?

Speakers

Organizer

Lauren Ianuzi, Mgr, Moxie Group Communications

Meta Information:

Show me another idea

Add Comments

comments powered by Disqus

SXSW reserves the right to restrict access to or availability of comments related to PanelPicker proposals that it considers objectionable.