An Artist Sees Data So Powerful It Can Help Us Pick Better Friends


#TIA – Can high tech help us pick better friends? We doubt it, but some forward-thinking artists see the possibility.

There has been a lot of scary news about big data — about corporations or government invading your privacy. But imagine if we could use our data to make our lives better.

That is at the center of artist Laurie Frick’s work — she wants to help create a future in which self-delusion is impossible. In fact, she thinks this shift is inevitable once people wake up to the transformational power of big data.

Read more at NPR