Clouds of Personal Data: Welcome to the Labyrinth (Fast Forward audio series)

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Ken Hollings

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Listen to Fast Forward: A new audio documentary series about the past, present and future of network technologies around us, from Tomorrow Unlocked, the cyberculture channel by Kaspersky. Episode 1: Welcome to the Labyrinth, takes a fresh look at data access in the age of The Cloud. With so many thoughts, images and memories digitally logged and uploaded, is it only a matter of time before our past catches up with us? Are there better ways to store our information? Our data has been forming its own infrastructure of billions of blogs, documents and emails we no longer use. Ken Hollings talks with data engineer and University of Michigan Associate Professor of English Tung-Hui Hu about ideas in his book A Prehistory of the Cloud: How digital infrastructure is built on top of defunct physical infrastructure. Tanya Basu, senior reporter at MIT Technology, shares a way of curating information that might do us more favors, digital gardening, and Kaspersky Security Researcher David Emm offers ideas for safer data storage. Fast Forward is an audio series from Tomorrow Unlocked, the cyberculture channel from Kaspersky. More interviews and stories from the series: Tell us what you think at To secure your business so you can focus on new technologies, explore enterprise cybersecurity solutions from Kaspersky:

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