Technology researcher Stefaan Verhulst thinks there might be a potential silver lining to the fact that corporations will collect all our data until the end of time. Citing examples like Twitter helping to data-map flooding in Indonesia and Uber helping Boston plan public transportation, Verhulst explains how corporations can serve the public interest and unleash insights while also protecting privacy.

https://www.ted.com/talks/stefaan_verhulst_using_corporate_data_to_improve_our_lives