Alex Pentland, the “father of the wearable computer” talks to The Verge. On privacy concerns stemming from wearable devices he says: “The thing is, I can read most of your life from your metadata … And what’s worse, I can read your metadata from the people you interact with. I don’t have to see you at all. … People are upset about privacy, but in one sense they are insufficiently upset because they don’t really understand what’s at risk. They are looking only at the short term.”
His way out is: “You’re going to control your own data.”