Explanation of key Big Data–related technologies and how they affect modern society, including explanation of surveillance technologies and nudging algorithms, and how Big Data, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence algorithms are used to tailor and mold opinion.
Conceptualization of the term liberty, making the concept tangible, as a clear understanding of various forms of liberty enables a proper debate about the effects of technology on liberty, and a debate about what sort of liberty we value.
A thorough technical explanation of how Big Data influences individuals by way of surveillance that allows for detailed personality profiles, nudging, and the algorithmic curation of information.
Table of Contents
- 1 Introduction
2 Technologies and society
3 Liberty under surveillance
4 Big Data nudging and liberty
5 The algorithmic tyranny of perceived opinion
6 The three threats in concert
7 Liberty in the era of Big Data
- No. of pages: 154
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
- Published: August 4, 2021
- Imprint: Academic Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780128238073
- Paperback ISBN: 9780128238066
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