Christmas Lectures 2019: How to Bend the Rules – Hannah Fry

In the second lecture of the 2019 Christmas Lectures, Hannah Fry shows how data-gobbling algorithms have taken over our lives and now control almost everything we do without us even realising.
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Hannah Fry is the 2019 Christmas Lecturer. She is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London. She works alongside a unique mix of physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, architects and geographers to study patterns in human behaviour, particularly in an urban setting. Her research applies to a wide range of social problems and questions, from shopping and transport to urban crime, riots and terrorism. 
https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/2019-secrets-and-lies/meet-hannah-fry?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description

This Christmas Lecture was originally broadcast on BBC4 on 27 December 2019.

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