A lot of attention is being paid to Cambridge Analytica and one of its founders, Christopher Wylie.
He spoke at the latest Cambridge conference – Extraordinary Future 18 – and I had a chance to ask him a few questions.
He got his start by volunteering for work with a Canadian political party, and things developed amazingly quickly thereafter. Still a young guy – he hasn’t hit 30 yet – but he’s had enough adventures to form the basis for a barnburner of a movie.
There is a lot of interesting detail in this excellent article in The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/17/data-war-whistleblower-christopher-wylie-faceook-nix-bannon-trump