It’s safe with us! The science of consumer privacy
31 Jul 2020
It’s safe with us! The science of consumer privacy

With data-sharing enabling everything from smarter cities to more sinister surveillance, the public debate around privacy is becoming increasingly complex. Canvas8 spoke to Alisa Frik, a researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, to understand how people are weighing up the pay-offs.

Alisa Frik

Alisa Frik, PhD, is a researcher at the International Computer Science Institute and the University of California. With a background in behavioural and experimental economics, her work focuses on understanding the privacy and security attitudes and behaviours of online users, and designing user-friendly solutions for their protection.

Matilda Ruck

Matilda Ruck is a behavioural analyst at Canvas8. She has a degree in politics and philosophy as well as a foundation in psychotherapy. She's passionate about exploring the interplay between creativity, psychology and culture. Outside of work, you can find her writing short stories, tending to her ginger cat Thomas O’Malley, or oscillating between yoga and karaoke practice.