Creating the Cloud

Terms like “Big Data” and “the Cloud” have been thoroughly assimilated into the 21st century lexicon, but in many ways the things they name remain distant and abstract—where is the cloud, what does it look like, and what exactly is the big data that we store there?

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Your Data at a Glance

Natasha Dzurny, a recent alumna of NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program investigated attitudes surrounding personal information, and identified what she described as “a taboo around data collection, especially with products that collect personal data—how much we exercise, where we spend money, who we spend time with.”

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