In this stunning talk from Davos 2018, historian Yuval Harari says that those who control data will shape the future. He explains that humanity will soon have the data and technology to plot its own evolution or its downfall, so data need regulation. getAbstract recommends this video to anyone interested in technology, government, ethics and freedom.
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Historian Yuval Noah Harari is the author of Sapiens and Homo Deus.
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