Privacy, Identity, & Autonomy in the age of Big Data and AI


As AI becomes more ubiquitous, we face big questions as a global society

We’re now used to big data algorithms building patterns about our behaviours, interests and opinions as consumers and social media users. But are we aware of how much these practices can intrude on our privacy?

We recently met University of Oxford’s Professor Sandra Wachter at the Strata Data Conference in London to ask whether the convenience today’s disruptive technologies offer is worth surrendering our information for.

Part 2

We risk replicating bad decision making if we don’t act now on data privacy says Professor Sandra Wachter, senior research fellow at University of Oxford.



 Part 3

Professor Sandra Wachter, senior research fellow at the University of Oxford explores whether convenience is a fair trade for our privacy.




Sandra Wachter is a lawyer and research fellow (assistant professor) in data ethics, AI, robotics, and internet regulation/cybersecurity at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford, where she also teaches internet technologies and regulation. Sandra is also a fellow at the Alan Turing Institute in London; a fellow of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Values, Ethics, and Innovation; an academic affiliate at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at Oxford’s Law Faculty; and a member of the Law Committee of the IEEE.