Data

 

For Tuesday 11/29, read the following articles:

"That's Not My Phone. That's My Tracker." by Peter Maass and Megha Rajagopalan

"Do Not Track? Advertisers Say 'Don't Tread on Us'" by Natasha Singer

"The Dark Market for Personal Data" by Frank Pasquale

"Wrangling Data from A Huge Variety of Fitness Gadgets" by Eric Taub

 


 

For Thursday 12/1 -- with recent additions

On the election: 

****""The Secret Agenda of the Facebook Quiz" by McKenzie Funk

(optional/related to Funk's article: "For the 'New Yellow Journalists,' Opportunity Comes in Clicks and Bucks" By Terrance McCoy)

(new optional/also realted to Funk's article) "Is Social Media Disconnecting Us from the Bigger Picture" by Jenna Wortham

***new -- Jay Rosen blog entry: "A Miss Bigger than a Missed Story"

 

About sports:

****"With Wearable Tech Deals, New Player Data is Up for Grabs" by Marc Tracy

 

Read at least one of the following:

"When Algorithms Grow Accustomed to Your Face" by Anne Eisenberg

"Blowing Off Class? We Know" by Goldie Blumenstyk

"The Risk to Civil Liberties When Big Data is Put to Work Fighting Crime" by Quentin Hardy

"The Scoreboards Where You Can't See Your Score" by Natasha Singer

"The United States of Metrics" by Bruce Feiler

 


 For Tuesday 12/6

****"After Obama Push for Clemency, Hints of Reversal Likely to Come" by Matt Apuzzo

 

Acxiom Case Study

"Consumer Data but Not For Consumers" by Natasha  Singer

"Mapping, and Sharing, the Consumer Genome" by Natasha Singer

"A Data Broker Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain" by Natasha Singer

"Acxiom Lets Consumers see Data it Collects" by Natasha Singer

 

Optional:

"The Slow Death of Do Not Track" by Fred Campbell

"There Apps Track You. Will Congress Track Them?" by Natasha Singer

"A Vault for Taking Charge of Your Online Life" by Natasha Singer

"Letting Down Our Guard with Web Privacy" by Somini Sengupta

"Secret E-Scores Chart Consumers' Buying Power" by Natasha Singer

"Your Attention, Brought to you in an Instant" by Natasha Singer

"The Data Driven Life" by Gary Wolf

"If You Liked This, You're Sure to Love That" by Clive Thompson