Big Data Myths

Tuesday 14 January 2020
5.30pm for a 6pm start
St James Tavern, Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5BE

From online tracking to micro-targeted advertisements, there is growing public and political concern that big data has the power to determine aspects of social life. This talk will explore some of the fears and fantasies underpinning current debates about data analytics.

Dr Alexander Taylor is Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Media & Communication and has worked as an advisor to the Mozilla Foundation and as a United Nations Researcher.

Tavern talks are a series of informal talks on intriguing topics from the University of Winchester's Faculty of Arts. They are open to all and feature short talks followed by opportunities for discussion. There is no charge for entry although numbers are limited by the size of the venue. Just grab a drink and join us!

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