Given all the hype surrounding big data, Elizabeth Churchill’s admission that organizations compulsively and even carelessly gather data is refreshing. Churchill, a director of user experience at Google, addresses the most pressing issues about data gathering and surveillance, and she implores her audience to question data-collection processes. Though Churchill’s shrewd talk raises more questions than it answers, getAbstract believes her insights may prompt fruitful discourse among consumers and data scientists alike.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why companies and governments mindlessly collect data,
- Why you should question data-collection processes, and
- How the field of data science can evolve to engender trust.
About the Speaker
Psychologist Elizabeth Churchill is a director of user experience at Google.