Ethical data use

When it comes to the ethical use of data, there has been a lot of debate and discussion. With 2.5 quintillion records of data created every day, people are being defined by how they travel, surf the Internet, eat, and live their lives. We are in the midst of a “data revolution,” where individuals and organisations can store and analyse massive amounts of information rapidly. Leveraging data can allow for surprising discoveries and innovations with the power to fundamentally alter society: from applying machine learning to cancer research to harnessing data to create “smart” cities, data science efforts are increasingly surfacing new insights — and new questions.

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