The Great Hack – A Look into the Scandal that Shook Democracy

The Great Hack – A Look into the Scandal that Shook Democracy

The global streaming giant Netflix recently released a documentary called The Great Hack. The film takes a hard look at the Cambridge Analytica scandal, unearthing how millions of Americans’ personal data was compromised and how they were manipulated online during the...
The FaceApp Incident: What We’ve Learned from the Backlash

The FaceApp Incident: What We’ve Learned from the Backlash

Could the latest viral app have taught us something valuable about how we think about privacy? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard about FaceApp, a smartphone application that went viral for the second time in two years this summer. The clever...
Your Summer Data Exposure Sunscreen

Your Summer Data Exposure Sunscreen

Another summer, another season of massive data leaks. Facebook had an early lead when they revealed in late March that 600 million people’s data had been breached by the site. In April, they added another 540 million to that, revealing a second data leak. Just this...
Ethical Marketing 101: Humanization vs. Personalization

Ethical Marketing 101: Humanization vs. Personalization

In the previous episode of the GoodTech vidcast, we had consumer historian and humanist marketing expert Jason T Voiovich talk about how our obsession with data is killing our marketing efforts (read the recap here). This time, Jason is back on the show to discuss how...