Data Debate: Cities - Smart or Sinister?

Panel Discussion, The British Library Knowledge Centre, October 21, 2019.


AI in increasingly being used to help transform our cities and manage traffic, crime, economic development, sustainability, and improve our everyday lives. But at what cost? How much privacy are we surrendering, what are the implications, and are they worth it?

The panelists include: Eva Blum-Dumontet (Privacy International), Sylvie DelaCroix (Birmingham Law School), and Christoph Lindner (The Bartlett). Chaired by writer and broadcaster Timandra Harkness (BBC Radio 4).

Data Debate is a collaboration between The Alan Turing Institute and the British Library and aims to stimulate discussion on issues surrounding big data, its potential uses, and its implications for society. More information on the event is available here.