Public Lecture - "The Internet of Us - Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data"

Date: 
Friday, October 9, 2015
Location: 
Room G.07, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB
Event type: 
Other

Prof Michael Lynch (University of Connecticut) on "The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data".

The Internet has revolutionised how, and how much, each of us can know. Our phones put the knowledge of the world at our fingertips, , and soon, maybe, right into our heads. But what might that mean for other ways of knowing? And for us as human beings?