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10 Surprising Ways Your Daily Life Is Feeding the Big Data Beast

By Jordan Robertson and Mark Milian - 2014-06-03T15:00:44Z

Photograph by Warner Brothers/Everett Collection

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No Escape

Big data is a big part of your daily life whether you like it or not — or even realize it.

When you visit the doctor, go to work or get directions on your mobile phone, there's a good chance there's software out there quietly collecting and analyzing that information. And depending on the situation, that could be a good or bad thing.

Here are 10 examples of how technology is trawling your life, combing your digital refuse for something valuable.

Special Report: Buried in Big Data