Privacy, big data, and your health

http://www.npr.org/2014/01/31/265700003/is-too-much-privacy-bad-for-your-health

“John Wilbanks wants to create an open, massive, mine-able database of health and genomics data from many sources. As the chief commons officer at , he focuses on the ethics and procedures necessary to turn genetic info into big data — giving researchers the potential to spot patterns that they simply cannot see up-close.”

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