Filmmaker: Blaise Piguet
Loyalty cards, medical information, geolocation, biometric passports. Our digital traces converse volumes about our habits.
The giant quantity of info recorded all through every of our sees to the web represents a terrific alternative for personalisation, however the data we distil is likewise extensively utilized for business functions and can be utilized by governments as an intrusive software.
Dataland illustrates the assorted elements of big info and artificial intelligence being unleashed by the world’s most revered info researchers. The film goes to Dublin the place skilled system is changing into an growing affect on neighborhood life; to Finland the place residents ship their DNA to enhance public well being and predictive treatment; and lastly to China the place facial acknowledgment is constantly utilized by the state to trace the movement, habits and private lives of widespread folks.
However we’re simply scratching the floor space of AI’s talents. This film explores a quantity of numerous points and supplies us with a basic understanding of the way it works and the place it might lead.
Supply: Al Jazeera