You’re reading this form your laptop, computer, or mobile device. It likely has a camera or microphone. And that means someone, somewhere can hear what you’re saying, and even watch what you’re doing this very moment. Here’s a look at the incredible ways your privacy is being breached and what it means.
Array of Things is designed as a “fitness tracker” for the city, collecting new streams of data on Chicago’s environment, infrastructure, and activity. This hyper-local, open data is supposed to help researchers, city officials, and software developers study and address critical city challenges, such as preventing urban flooding, improving traffic safety and air quality…but is it?