Big Data Was A Mistake - Wisecrack Edition

2 mars 2020
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Data collection - you know that everyone from Google to your meditation app is probably gathering data about you. But what does it really mean for our future? Let's find out in this Wisecrack Edition: Big Data Was A Mistake
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  • im so happy you guys are here! you guys do an excellent job of shedding light on these daunting questions!

    Joshua BragassaJoshua BragassaIl y a mois
  • Watching this during the pandemic after my IB exams were canceled and I got a score based on an "algorithm", hits different.

    Lara Tina DiasLara Tina DiasIl y a mois
  • Ccp, tiktok and we chat,

    Bougier Than Thou BTTBougier Than Thou BTTIl y a 2 mois
  • I finished this series on Netflix called Connected, and there's this episode about cloud computing in Estonia. There are many corners of everyday life and government functions that are digitalised, and security isn't really that much of an issue because there's this idea that people have more control over their data there. Other countries could take note

    Andrew DuongAndrew DuongIl y a 2 mois
  • Love the mention of Dr. Gregory Johnson, that guy's a LEGEND! yessir

    Professor DogwoodProfessor DogwoodIl y a 2 mois
  • in fact not only we consumers know nothing about the models. very often the model is too complex for a creator to understand as well. interpretability of methods for data modeling is a hot area of research.

    Karol Ochman-MilarskiKarol Ochman-MilarskiIl y a 3 mois
  • While Bing and Yahoo are just happy to be mentioned. It feels good to be remembered by the living folks.

    Ritwick SenRitwick SenIl y a 3 mois
  • Oh fuck off. If there is more crime and more patrol is done and more criminals are apprehended that is a good thing not a bad. When did fighting crime became a bad thing.. And the algorithm is not that dumb. If more patrols are done but the apprehension of criminals is lower. The AI will not say that is has more crime..stop justifying crime.

    Miguel FurtadoMiguel FurtadoIl y a 3 mois
  • Me: browsing one too many Milf videos on the hub. FRworld and Google: MATURE WOMEN DATING WEBSIIIIIIITTTTESSS!

    iwantgoals 15iwantgoals 15Il y a 3 mois
  • the way to not be influence by the recommended feed on social media start by doing your own search for new subject. stop following your feed and you will discover new stuff instead of being manipulated all the time. I know its difficult, but before any laws are done, thats your freedom.

    Charles TrudelCharles TrudelIl y a 4 mois
  • credit scores are like criminal records. the big problem is that too many people that shouldn't have the power to affect the score, have access to it and can screw you over.

    tiberiiustiberiiusIl y a 4 mois
  • I can't find any scientific paper on the claim that Pentland used the credit card information to reveal depression in credit card users anywhere. I know that he wrote a paper where they managed to analyse location data, but nothing about linking it to depression. Does anyone know the source Wisecrack is using for this? I can't find anything on the information being used to sell antidepressants either. I'm not saying Wisecrack is making things up, i just can't find anything that supports the claim that it was used to sell antidepressants. Sources are welcome, i'm writing a paper on big data and i was hoping to use this in it, but not until i can actually cite a source.

    Ole-Vegard HamranOle-Vegard HamranIl y a 4 mois
  • This channel has seen better days.

    S MS MIl y a 4 mois
  • Talking about how some governments uses big data in unethically manners like the chinese? nah durr hurr economic gain bad

    Gamer XtremeGamer XtremeIl y a 4 mois
  • Yeah you are going to jail for doing nothing, a realistic example

    Gamer XtremeGamer XtremeIl y a 4 mois
  • what movie is this from? at 3,26

    J∆LEKO M∆NNJ∆LEKO M∆NNIl y a 4 mois
  • Should we try to regulate Big Data: Probably. Can we regulate Big Data in any meaningful way? Hell no. Especially as Big Data processing moves more towards Machine Learning processing, the decision-making process becomes more and more abstract, making figuring out why a decision was made a near-impossibility. Regulating that in any meaningful way would either take ages as each system would have to be looked at individually or would cripple the field in its entirety.

    Sebastiaan VandekerkhoveSebastiaan VandekerkhoveIl y a 4 mois
  • I went out for a run and left the convertible top down because the forecast said raid would come in six hours. Guess what! Downpour halfway through my run. I'm soaked, so is my Miata. Imperfect modeling.

    Zachary ZoetZachary ZoetIl y a 4 mois
  • Get an upvote and sub just for referencing Futurama's being boned.

    Jeff VoreisJeff VoreisIl y a 4 mois
  • i hope big data gets studied more. what would the science branch be called?

    MilubeeMilubeeIl y a 4 mois
  • well now i know why my ads think im depressed 😂 my solution is, dont buy anything. is that a solution? :3

    MilubeeMilubeeIl y a 4 mois
  • Well the constant for the Crime rate can be stable and still show that there is higher activity in that area, similarly like in fluid dynamics, measuring the amount of pressure in a particular area in a system, depending on the curvature of the area we can see pressure build-up up to a point to which it stabilizes and the current can move freely. The total current pressure is the same but there will be points in which there is pressure build up. If the algorithm adjust for the decrease of pressure over time then you can see we can see where that point affects the curve. Thid can only be a problem if the design of the algorithm is static in which case is the information isnt wrong but inefficient and of poor design. Love you guys at wisecrack !

    Eric BadeEric BadeIl y a 4 mois
  • So its obvious this guy's seen westworld

    Mike RuchingtonMike RuchingtonIl y a 4 mois
  • Thank you for making this video - so necessary!

    Jonah OgbunekeJonah OgbunekeIl y a 4 mois
  • This is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS why are you advertising dangerous practices, that is evil. Chiropractic debunked: Irresponsable.

    fuckfannyfiddlefartfuckfannyfiddlefartIl y a 5 mois
  • A lot of the models are created by machine learning and in fact, nobody knows what they are, just that they're fairly accurate in predicting future data

    Steve SmithSteve SmithIl y a 5 mois
  • But was Big Data a mistake? If it cannot be OUR mistake (we weren't offered a choice, the technology was simply implemented), neither is it the mistake of the rich and powerful implementing the technology (because they gain their profits at our expense Just As Planned, as in "our health vs fastfood dealers profit" example), who is the one mistaken then?

    Lorigulf NoldorLorigulf NoldorIl y a 5 mois
  • I think you guys danced around the fundamental problem that data is not the same as information

    Phillip ScharfPhillip ScharfIl y a 5 mois
  • Top video. Thanks!

    Dan WhiteDan WhiteIl y a 5 mois
  • When FRworld's algorithm shows me this 2-month old Wisecrack video right when i happen to be looking for new bluetooth headphones... Immediately hit with native bluetooth advertisement.

    OccupancyZeroOccupancyZeroIl y a 5 mois
  • But part of the problem (and why I bothered commenting) is that often even the creators of these algorithms don't know how they work. The term is genetic algorithms if you're interested.

    Zack MacKeilZack MacKeilIl y a 5 mois
  • This video is such a bullshit. You talk about things that you don't understand at all, pretending to be scientific. Shame.

    Mr099660Mr099660Il y a 5 mois
  • Why to fit in liberal gender identity politics. Talk about bias

    James CampbellJames CampbellIl y a 5 mois
  • Terrific video. Seems like Westworld and Devs consulted you before writing screenplays XD

    siyesiyeIl y a 5 mois
  • that target pregnancy instance is literally the most used example when it comes to any data related course its like the Southwest airlines case study of every strategy course but for data any every goddamn professor will act like you've never heard of the target predicting preganancy example 500 times before

    shara30000shara30000Il y a 5 mois
  • Thank you for acknowledging chiropractic asmr hahaha

    Edgar Sigfrido Soto AparicioEdgar Sigfrido Soto AparicioIl y a 5 mois
  • Better than Westworld Season 3

    Bhavin ChandaranaBhavin ChandaranaIl y a 5 mois
  • When are they going to realise that advertisements don't work

    sauce chef from ratatouillesauce chef from ratatouilleIl y a 5 mois
  • We are very very fucked.

    Phineas GagePhineas GageIl y a 5 mois
  • 11:27 No, you had it correct the first time, Minority Report - as in where are all the minorities so they can be arrested.

    Christopher RossChristopher RossIl y a 5 mois
  • no more black box algorithms. transparency for all.

    udlrfbakudlrfbakIl y a 5 mois
  • How did you know i wanted ear buds?...... Spookie Fact is your a Living add. Adds are for creating ideologies not not for selling products.

    fin doefin doeIl y a 5 mois
  • You say that. But here I am, watching your videos once again, without even being a subscriber! (sorry)

    Emil Nordsted SivertsenEmil Nordsted SivertsenIl y a 5 mois
  • Its scary when thinking of people as outlier data points not being considered, especially in areas such as who receives parole and who stays in prison.

    Nic DennisNic DennisIl y a 5 mois
  • Big data for big brothers to make big bucks and give users big FUCKS.

    The Wandering AristotleThe Wandering AristotleIl y a 5 mois
  • digging the Mr Robot background music

    Irving MirandaIrving MirandaIl y a 5 mois
  • I'm curious about this Hitler industrial complex.

    Shafer HartShafer HartIl y a 5 mois
  • World Data Organization anyone?

    5Planck35Planck3Il y a 5 mois
  • The digital horror-esque background music is spooking me out.

    VulpeculaeVulpeculaeIl y a 5 mois
  • The biggest joke is believing that tech companies don't want government regulation.

    DeltaswordDeltaswordIl y a 5 mois
  • More government

    MrIcenice44MrIcenice44Il y a 5 mois
  • just a small note that chiropractic isn't medically tested, probably has no medical effect, is based on mythical concepts and not solid science. it might as well harm your body. go to a physio. thank you

    homeape.homeape.Il y a 5 mois
  • 11:42 couldn't this feedback loop issue be mostly solved by adding crimes to the data that aren't found out about until years later, rather than only crimes noticed by policemen on the spot? Then just because policemen weren't there to catch the crime in the act, it still counts in the data eventually for the time it occured once the crime is discovered, and it would counteract the bad feedback loop issue of crimes with policemen in the area being more likely to be discovered. The only remaining issue would be the crimes that never get discovered, but they could use other data to figure out the percentage of crimes that never get discovered in each area, and then adjust the rest of the data accordingly, and have a ballpark accurate data for every area without the data being skewed by a bad feedback loop. Although if they did that, I guess if they did that, or if it was made public anyway, the divisive "cops-vs-minorities" mainstream media storyline couldn't keep getting pumped out in the media year after year along with all the other divisive crap the media pushes out.

    PunchFor PoundPunchFor PoundIl y a 5 mois
  • This is especially scary in a world where white supremacy/capitalism influences so many aspects of our society. We need more people asking who is creating these algorithms, how are these algorithms being created, and how well the data set represents reality.

    Kyle C PayenKyle C PayenIl y a 5 mois
  • big dada

    Nicole RomeroNicole RomeroIl y a 5 mois
  • Damn you, Big Pie!

    Henry KookHenry KookIl y a 5 mois
  • collecting data should be forbidden. like going to by wastebin and checking my garbage for gathering Information.

    Chris AChris AIl y a 5 mois
  • Protip, deep neural networks can include just about every piece of information, so excluding them is stupid, just balance your hyperparameters

    h0lenh0lenIl y a 5 mois
  • This is actually what Westworld is all about

    Ezequiel PetrocelliEzequiel PetrocelliIl y a 5 mois
  • OK, I get the part about profit but where do the underpants come in?

    baldon26baldon26Il y a 5 mois
  • I want to share my thoughts on going dark with my consumer habits: So there was a time where I was like "I don't want companies to sell my information for profit", so I decided to opt out a lot of stuff like ad-preferences etc. What pisses me off even to this day was Facebook: Facebook makes it absolutely impossible to opt out of ad preferences and data tracking, even though, in its terms and condition, it allows it. I was at one point stuck in an infinite loop where this link takes me to this websites and that link from that website takes me back to this website. I spent hours trying to find a way out and actually opt out of Facebook data mining but it was impossible. This is why I hate Facebook.

    That GuyThat GuyIl y a 5 mois
  • How else do you think the internet is going to run by itself? If they don't make profit. How else would youtubers make it without ads sponsoring videos? Plus aren't personal suggestions great for people. And if you do want privacy you could always disconnect from our phones & tables, and live in real life.

    Fluffie RemwetherFluffie RemwetherIl y a 5 mois
  • I noticed this about Porn. Pronhub compartmentalizes people into their several kinks and moulds their diverse kinks to resemble those few.

    Mixima101Mixima101Il y a 5 mois
  • Anyone else notice the Lost reference? 5:49

    Dane PernotDane PernotIl y a 5 mois
  • I'm not a fan of this video because they saying with certainty that the system is against you and that you have lost your free will. Here is the thing, you still have your free will and that will never change. Companies profiting from your data isn't bad as long as you gave permission from the original company that sold your data. The credit score is a only a problem if you spend beyond your means, too many people treat credit cards as cash. Fixing this issue is to do with regulation of banks.

    HarryHarryIl y a 5 mois
  • Remembered me to the Wells Fargo Scandal (you can check it out at CompanyMan's channel). Basically they developed a model in which a good user experience was asociated with having a higher number of banking products, so they were seeking higher and higher products per client.

    Jose BarnetcheJose BarnetcheIl y a 5 mois
  • Drink every time he says "data" wrong. Let's get wasted fellow Brits!

    DéJi VuDéJi VuIl y a 5 mois
    • But like, seriously, pretty sure Star Trek had a character called "Data" and they pronounce it right? How do Americans still mess this up? It'd be like pronouncing "rota" like "rotta".

      DéJi VuDéJi VuIl y a 5 mois
  • Me: *literally nothing* social media: something I just thought of and told nobody about

    Ali AlFaresAli AlFaresIl y a 5 mois
  • Have something in my mind.. Ok i will search. write first two words.. autofill has sentence i was thinking.

    devilorcharddevilorchardIl y a 5 mois
  • the industrial revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race.

    Rayhan IlhamRayhan IlhamIl y a 5 mois
  • It’s not pronounced data. It’s data.

    Fernando DomingosFernando DomingosIl y a 5 mois
  • please provide citations and sources for the things you say. thanks

    Saurav ChaudharySaurav ChaudharyIl y a 5 mois
  • You guys should apply this video to Westworld Season 3

    Alejandro DiazAlejandro DiazIl y a 5 mois
  • Thanks to the EU for holding up privacy, you all thought were annoying

    Christian KChristian KIl y a 5 mois
  • It's pronounced "dayta", don't @ me.

    Noemi StarlightNoemi StarlightIl y a 5 mois
  • I just wanna say, I think it's funny that 2 minutes after I told my brother I need to buy new earphones, this video gets recommended by FRworld.

    Lutho EfeseLutho EfeseIl y a 5 mois
  • I've accepted that Google is the world's new overlord, so I downloaded their survey app so I can take advantage of the data I give them at least. I bought myself a few games, movies, some music and a few audio books at least.

    SeverinsenSeverinsenIl y a 5 mois
  • westworld

    TheElwinCTheElwinCIl y a 5 mois
  • Biases and political opinions: these are the problems. We need a new and more genuine system of ethical judgment. We act like this is already in place and it works but it really doesn't. Ethics have never been at the forefront of law, we just acted like it was and looked the other way when it clearly isn't. It has to be greater than written law simply because there is a true and apparent disconnect between ethics and law and we say frequently "this is not right but that's just how it is" Fuck that. I want to live in an ethical society. I want people to obey rules because it's the right thing to do, not just to follow them blindly. Laws we have need to have personal, almost philosophical meaning and it should be very easy to accept them simply because how fair and "right" they are, free of biases. Nowadays we are so sure that our point of view is the absolute truth, we just lash out when someone else resists our "holier than thou" almost religious way of thinking.

    archiularchiulIl y a 5 mois
  • i remember when I start to like a lot of facebook pages about knitting, cardigans, guns, yacht, new wave, pro choice, pro life pages, the facebook algorithm does not what kind of pages recommend

    Eric ManzaneEric ManzaneIl y a 5 mois
  • Predicting desease outbreaks? 🤣😂😅

    Lefebvre SaboyaLefebvre SaboyaIl y a 5 mois
  • Welcome to this video about how companies are collecting your data to give you chillingly relevant ads. But first, an ad.

    Jake MayesJake MayesIl y a 5 mois
  • Once the data is analised and understood by many in a transparent way the nodules of behaviour that are hard do disolve might be transformed into other nodules together with more dilute other behaviours, everything depends on the causes of those behviours and the objectives that one person or a group have. If you see the data then that next new data will be diferent as long as you really "interacted with it"(understood it) and start to behave in diferent ways to promote that data to remain the same, to amplify, or to lower it. What is the ultimate fine tuning of data so we all can move towards "progress", to the main objectives of humanity in the most efortless, peaceful and eficient way possible? What is the power that you have so you can put foward the main objectives of your life to merge with other peoples objectives and societies laws, rules, cultures etc etc, what should be renewed? what should be excluded? what show be lowered? amplified? or stay the same? How can we all agree that LIFE has to go on so we can perpetuate the way the cosmos have to know it self better and better and probbably fullfil the dream to become type 1 society then 2 then 3 then 4 and perhaps 5? It is the pressure of ideas that guide humanity through the maze of matter, energy and time, maybe the maze is infinite, the only way to know is to keep going, use perfection as a guide, but it is too bight of a guide, so we can just follow it's footsteps and never look it directly (maybe?). Maybe like a caterpillar that becomes a fluidic goo so it can become a buterfly after all the reorganization of stuff while keeping the remaning important stuff that is the information (ideas,knowledge and whatever) maybe we all can fly throught the F***ING universe!

    Luiz Victor Bragatto CustodioLuiz Victor Bragatto CustodioIl y a 5 mois
  • Money and power will always come first to a flaud species such as our selves

    BRENDANBRENDANIl y a 5 mois
  • All hail rehoboam

    Rohith EppepalliRohith EppepalliIl y a 5 mois
  • 3:33 what was that ?

    GreenphonixGreenphonixIl y a 5 mois
  • We are already living in Westworld Season 3

    Cosmin GurauCosmin GurauIl y a 6 mois
  • Which movie at 3:29?

    Tarun PratapTarun PratapIl y a 6 mois
  • I think you're confusing Big Data with Statistical Modeling. One is the hammer, the other is the hand that guides it towards an unsuspecting thumb.

    Christophe LChristophe LIl y a 6 mois
  • Its sad that because of the same algoright described in the video, this video would reach only few information hungry people like me and the average person would still remain unaware of all this

    Niranjan PatelNiranjan PatelIl y a 6 mois
  • "we need an entirely new discipline to deal with such questions" it's called new media studies

    Freddy KunoFreddy KunoIl y a 6 mois
  • Well, for the not-so-interpretable algorithms, even the maker may not know what's really going on

    Ardy HaroenArdy HaroenIl y a 6 mois
  • This is a Joke. Complete leftist joke. So, Big Data is bigger enemy of my free will, because she gives me option to choose; then, for example, that I need to go to copmlete pointless money grabing educational system, if i want to work (I don't have a choice in that, I MUST go to completely reguleted med school, if i wont to be a doctor). And even biigger joke, solution is more regulation..Ahahhahahahaha. You my friend, do not have a cluee about real world, sorry to say that, but it's true. Yeah, bad neighborhoods are bad, because there is more policing in that neighborhoods.

    Milan StefanovicMilan StefanovicIl y a 6 mois
    • I have a better example, I MUST pay taxes to bully State parasites, SO I CAN LIVE!, And, that is not a problem for my free will, problem is Big Data capitalism. Lol.

      Milan StefanovicMilan StefanovicIl y a 6 mois
  • Hello Big data brought me here

    João BoechatJoão BoechatIl y a 6 mois
  • I find this title a bit click-baity. Surely not all big data is used in a bias way and there are methods to lessen the effect of bias. It comes with understanding on how it works and how to tweak them. Would be nice to see the video talk about these counter measures.

    Yeahx3Yeahx3Il y a 6 mois
  • Googles mission is to read your thoughts

    ThinkseedsThinkseedsIl y a 6 mois
  • To stay human one needs to be a deadbeat. Banks view credit card users who don't pay annual fees and always pay off balances at the end of the month as deadbeats because they don't make much money off them, just the small percentage at point-of-sale transactions. Meanwhile, these deadbeats get higher credit scores and what benefits might come from that, and they get possible rewards points for using their credit card. And they get these benefits by using their credit cards to buy only what they could have paid for with cash. These deadbeats do not pay interest on what they only temporarily borrow. This is the key: strategically use what the system is willing to give you free, but always think of these things as strategic tools to be manipulated only for your own benefit. Take what the system gives, but give as little in return as possible. And pay your yearly VPN fees.

    Pequod ExpressPequod ExpressIl y a 6 mois
  • so google knows i'm depressed, but would rather sell me something than direct me to local help

    asdafrakasdafrakIl y a 6 mois
  • Ad nauseam would go a long way to solve this issue. It is a browser extension that clicks on ads and searches for things in the background. While it doesn't solve the issues of privacy it obviouscapes your interests. Thus making your models about you useless. Individually this won't solve the problem but at a critical mass of people use obviouscaptiom then all of the big data tracking falls apart.

    Taylor SchumacherTaylor SchumacherIl y a 6 mois
  • This is basically what Westworld is touching on right now. Rehoboam is the ultimate Big Data machine.

    Soraya MoolchanSoraya MoolchanIl y a 6 mois