exploratorium

After Dark: Wired World

Thursday, February 27, 2020 • 6:00–10:00 p.m.

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Free for Donors and After Dark Members

Adults Only (18+)

Note: The Tactile Dome and some programs have limited capacity and are available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

In a world that’s wired, how much data is being collected, and how much of that data is useful? In light of California’s recently enacted, groundbreaking law around data and privacy, pause to consider the implications of both the law and all the data we produce. Big Data has the potential to transform our understanding of ourselves and the world around us—but how valuable, really, is that information? And does its value outweigh the risks of sharing it?