Monday, August 22, 2016

Big Picture Science for Monday August 22, 2016 - They Know Who You Are

Big Picture Science - They Know Who You Are

ENCORE: You’re a private person. But as long as you’re on-line and have skin and hair, you’re shedding little bits of data and DNA everywhere you go. Find out how that personal information – whether or not it’s used against you – is no longer solely your own. Are your private thoughts next?

A security expert shares stories of ingenious computer hacking … a forensic scientist develops tools to create a mug shot based on a snippet of DNA … and from the frontiers of neuroscience: mind reading may no longer be the stuff of sketchy psychics.


This encore podcast was first released on May 18, 2015

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