What would happen if the data traces of our childhood were available today? This is a key question for generations to come. Today in the life of families data is everywhere. From doctor’s appointments to toys, from social media to mobile apps, children’s everyday life is recorded, stored and shared in ways that were not possible before. This website, is based on the Child | Data | Citizen research project and responds to concerns about children’s data traces and their social and political implications in the age of big data and artificial intelligence.
Crazy news! TEDxMileHigh invited me to give a TEDx talk in front of 5,000 people on November 16th at the Bellco Theatre in Denver. I can’t believe it! I am honored and thrilled. The theme of the event is “Imagine.” TEDxMileHigh, and I will be talking about data rights. I will be joining other fantastic […]
When I asked Mike (the father of two children under 13 years of age, who lived in Los Angeles) if he could imagine the data flows that came out of his family life, he laughed looked up and said, ‘massive amounts; unimaginable amounts’ and then he added “if one thinks about the data we produce […]
As voice-operated AIs become part of everyday living, children talk to them, they ask questions, they make jokes, they test their intelligence, or they demand to hear a specific tune. These technologies answer, interact with them and collect enormous amounts of personal and highly contextual data. Yet we have very little knowledge or understanding about […]