Contributor: Karen Levy

Karen Levy is a PhD candidate in sociology at Princeton University. She holds a JD from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Karen's research focuses on intersections between law and technology, with emphasis on surveillance and monitoring.

Big Data

Data-Driven Dating: How Data Are Shaping Our Most Intimate Personal Relationships

By Karen Levy

When we talk about Big Data, we mostly refer to large-scale conglomerations of information about our collective behavior, aggregated by governments and big corporations. But there’s another way data have become big: Our interpersonal connections are being infiltrated by data to an unprecedented degree, changing how we relate to one another. A focus on everyday data-collection practices reveals...

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