What Problem Does Big Data Pose? Reconsidering American Security Policy after 9/11

What Problem Does Big Data Pose? Reconsidering American Security Policy after 9/11

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Pavilion Seminar Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College
Speaker(s): 
Dr Matthew Longo (St Anne's)
Convenor: 
Dr Halbert Jones
Series: 
North American Studies Seminar Series

Contemporary states increasingly turn to Big Data to address problems pertinent to national security. Is this effective, or just? What challenges does it pose for students of politics? This presentation examines the growing use of Big Data in the United States after 9/11; thereafter it considers interesting developments in security policy worldwide.