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With James Burke (Sr UX Product Design & Research, Lifesized).
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 06:45 PM   $10
General Assembly, 902 Broadway, 4th Fl
 
     
 
 
              

      
 
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Data drives the software services most of us use constantly, yet we still want to retain some privacy. We are networked, mobile & connected to algorithms measuring & reflecting our inner & outer states. How much of this feedback is useful & when do these systems overreach? Governments, due to their nature, are guardians of vast troves of data about citizens & infrastructure. What kinds of data do they have, what can we do with the data & where are the boundaries for its reuse?

James Burke has a wide perspective on the use of data he's participated in movements to improve government data transparency, as the cofounder of an open government organization in the Netherlands; he's used data to detect network tampering as the creator of the Chokepoint Project, a response to the Arab Spring shutdown of the Internet in Egypt; & he's pushed the boundaries of self-quantification, as an organizer of the Quantified Self community in Europe.

He will share lessons learned from those experiences & discuss where we draw the line on asking for data from people & how that line is changing.

Speaker bio:
James Burke is a seasoned UX designer & event organizer who has worked for agencies & brands (FROG, AKQA, Fjord, Ogilvy, JWT, Sid Lee) & is associated with communities within civic technology, urban computation, Quantified Self & the Collaborative Economy. He has co-founded multiple ventures including P2P Foundation, QS Europe, Open State & VURB foundation as well as worked on open-source software initiatives including Roomware. On a side note he's also worked as a chef & baker having cooked professionally for 8 years & is currently obsessed with Mexican & Sichuan dishes.

Agenda:
- Pizza & socializing begins @ 6:45
- Talk begins @ 7:00 followed by Q&A
- A little extra socializing after the event

 
 
 
 
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