Monday March 14, 2005
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Free and Open to all!
Many of the stores and websites defend their huge collections of personal information by arguing that the data is a necessary part of offering personalized, customized service. This assumption is wrong. It is possible to build a database that answers useful questions without keeping any useful information in it. This talk will offer a few demonstrations like:
* a library that thwarts deadbeats without tracking reading habits