Here is the video of the talk on subjectivity and ethics in data science methods, that Majken Sander and I gave at Strata+Hadoop World Conference 2015 in London (Courtesy O’Reilly Media, Inc.). The Strata + Hadoop World 2015 in London Complete Video Compilation is also available at O’Reilly’s – and highly recommended.

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“Facebook would never change their advertsing relying on a sample size as small as we do medical research on.” (David Wilbanks) People want to learn about themselves and get their lives soundly supported by data. Parents record the height of their children. When we feel ill, we measure our temperature. And many people own a […]

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At the Quantified Self Europe Conference 2014, which took place on May 10th and 11th, we hosted a session to discuss philosophical, and especially ethical aspects of self-tracking. Here are our slides with comments: Quantified Self and Philosophy from Joerg Blumtritt And here is the summary of the session on quantifiedself.com.

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