People as commodity: Cambridge Analytica & the Business of Big Data | Tech Breakdown Episode 1
In the first dispatch of this tech series, journalist and host Manasa Narayanan interviews David Carroll on the business of big data from the lens of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. David Carroll is an Associate Professor of Media Design with the Parsons School of Design at The New School.
They talk about the legacy of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and what that tells us about the technological space we operate in today. They also speak in depth about the big data business of voter profiling and targeting that has turned people into commodities.