With the rapid emergence of digital devices, an unstoppable, invisible force is changing human lives in incredible ways. That force is data. We generated more data in 2017 than in all the previous 5,000 years of human history.
The massive gathering and analyzing of data in real time is allowing us to address some of humanity’s biggest challenges but as Edward Snowden and the release of NSA documents have shown, the accessibility of all this data comes at a steep price.
This documentary captures the promise and peril of this extraordinary knowledge revolution.