Rebecca Lemov
writer and researcher, Department of History of Science Harvard University

Rebecca Lemov is an associate professor of the history of science at Harvard University. Her latest book is Database of Dreams: The Lost Quest to Catalog Humanity (2015).

Written by Rebecca Lemov

All those happy moments, recorded. Photo by Harald Sund/Getty
Information and communication
‘Big data is people!’

The sum of our clickstreams is not an objective measure of who we are, but a personal portrait of our hopes and desires

Rebecca Lemov