Privacy Paradox

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The Challenges

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The Quiz

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Here Is What We Learned

In the final episode, we talk through the results, and look to the future of privacy. With Michal Kosinski, creator of Apply Magic Sauce, and Solon Barocas, who studies the ethics of machine learning at Microsoft Research. Plus, reports from our listeners on the good, the bad and the ugly of their digital data.

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  • "The feedback loop - from newsletter to podcast and then back again to the newsletter - makes the audience a key part of the campaign. It's pretty brilliant."

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  • "If you've been struggling to make sense of the stories about super-secretive cellular surveillance tech used by cops and governments...Note to Self does the best job I've yet seen (heard) of explaining them."

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