From tracking and tracing to logging temperatures, the COVID-19 outbreak has made data-sharing a part of daily life for many. But how do people feel about relinquishing this privacy? Canvas8 spoke to eight Britons to find out their views on sharing health data during the pandemic.
Polina Norina is a senior behavioural analyst at Canvas8. She has a background in editorial project management and copywriting, and has previously worked on New York Times bestsellers in trade publishing and international comms projects for companies like Airbus. Outside of work, you can find her learning new languages, reading non-fiction or discovering new design innovations.
Although GDPR is giving web users more control over their personal data, few seem to pay attention to what they sign up for online; 44% of Britons rarely or never read the Ts & Cs of digital services. Canvas8 spoke to 20 people from across the UK to learn why the small print is so often ignored.
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.
Data privacy has been one of 2019’s biggest issues. People say they’re concerned about their online information, but what data are they comfortable sharing and what do they expect in return? Canvas8 spoke to eight Britons to find out what they’re willing to share about themselves online and to whom.
How will robotic companions provide physical and emotional support? Could hands-free devices replace smartphones? And what are people doing to manage digital overload? In this part of the 2020 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how innovation and distrust are shaping tech usage.