San Francisco

Does Big Data = Big Surveillance?

12:30 p.m. | Monday, February 24, 2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr user highways agency

As cities become smarter they generate and acquire an abundance of data, from traffic flow to energy usage to GPS locations and beyond. That data, however, is more than just numbers—it represents people, their lives and their activities. Join a discussion on how we can continue to improve the connectedness of our cities while designing around the complicated issues of privacy.

+ Lee Tien / Electronic Frontier Foundation


SPUR Urban Center
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San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
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