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‘The Great Hack’ dissects Cambridge Analytica and the rise of big data

The abuses associated with big data have become regular headline fodder, and the repercussions of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal continue to be adjudicated. “The Great Hack” does an admirable job of weaving together those threads in an intelligible way, and how the “dream of the connected world” has been exploited, as academic David Carroll puts it, to “tear us apart.”

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