"Big Data, Big Brother" by Zubair Shafiq—a Lunch & Learn lecture

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Iowa Memorial Union
Iowa Theater
125 N. Madison St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
Headshot of Zubair Shafiq

Zubair Shafiq, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, member of the Obermann Working Group "Algorithms and Social Media," and former director of our "Heterogeneous Network Data Analytics to Improve Urban Sustainability" Interdisciplinary Research Group—will present a Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture, "Big Data, Big Brother," at the UI on March 9 and in Des Moines on March 7. 

Lunch & Learn logoThe "free" web is powered by a multi-billion dollar online advertising industry. Advertisers track users across the Web to show them targeted advertisements. Professor Shafiq will discuss the scope of online tracking, including its implications on user privacy and government surveillance.

RSVP today:

Iowa City on Thursday, March 9: https://bit.ly/shafiqIC

Des Moines on Tuesday, March 7: https://bit.ly/shafiqDSM

View upcoming lectures at outreach.uiowa.edu/HawkeyeLL

View the 2016-17 YouTube playlist to watch past events online.