3Qs: Who’s got your digital dossier?

North­eastern mobile sys­tems expert David Choffnes says data bro­kering, in which the data we share online is bought and sold by third par­ties, has blos­somed into a viable industry and is the reason many pop­ular apps are free. But he says the average user knows little about how their per­sonal infor­ma­tion is shared.

Does your healthcare provider know you?

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity soci­ol­o­gist Tim­othy Hoff has found that the health­care system’s emphasis on effi­ciency and tech­nology has made it much more trans­ac­tional and impersonal.

Blog:  The Works

Happier after working at Hap​pier​.com

It was an honor to have the oppor­tu­nity to inter­view stand-​​​​out stu­dent, Andrew Barba. A 3rd year com­puter sci­ence major set to grad­uate in 2016, he recently fin­ished his co-​​​​op […]