data data
Stories About

data

A man in Germany is said to have been sent the files after he requested to review his Amazon data in accordance with a European Union data protection law. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Reed Saxon/AP

At Shiru Cafe in Providence, R.I., students "pay" for coffee, but not with money. Chaiel Schaffel /Rhode Island Public Radio hide caption

toggle caption
Chaiel Schaffel /Rhode Island Public Radio

LAPD Deputy Chief Dennis Kato tracks crime statistics in near real time and searches across databases using new, more powerful analytics tools. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Martin Kaste/NPR

How Data Analysis Is Driving Policing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/622715984/623318978" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

According to reporting by CNBC, Cubeyou collected data from Facebook users through personality quizzes "for non-profit academic research" developed with Cambridge University, and then sold the data to advertisers. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Richard Drew/AP

An unidentified man walks in front of the Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi. Microsoft is at the center of a Supreme Court case on whether it has to turn over emails stored overseas. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Altaf Qadri/AP

Court Seems Unconvinced Of Microsoft's Argument To Shield Email Data Stored Overseas

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/584650612/589062039" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Hubble Space Telescope image of the Ant Nebula. Astrophysicist Adam Frank spent last week at an international meeting in Hong Kong trying to understand the science of what these objects tell us about the last gasp of dying stars like the sun. NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team hide caption

toggle caption
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team

Ben Hansen (left) watches data on a hand-held device as Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Matt Benedict throws a ball. Benedict is wearing sensors that recorded 39 sets of measurements. Tamara Lush/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Tamara Lush/AP

What's Up Those Baseball Sleeves? Lots Of Data, And Privacy Concerns

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/547062884/547219495" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Protesters gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston for a July 28 demonstration against a bill that would require state agencies to collected detailed data on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Hansi Lo Wang/NPR

'Racist Bill'? Chinese Immigrants Protest Effort To Collect More Asian-American Data

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/541844705/541844706" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mohammad Al Abdallah, the executive director of the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre, shows a video that was posted to YouTube of illegal cluster bombing in Syria. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Meredith Rizzo/NPR

Activists Build Human Rights Abuse Cases With Help From Cellphone Videos

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/529825301/530868901" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Protesters march during a May Day demonstration outside of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office on May 1, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler joins hands with Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel ahead of a February 2015 hearing in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP