Breakout: Passive Sensing on Smartphones

In your pocket is a device that contains numerous sensors, sources of behavioral information and hooks to your digital footprint. It is increasingly employed to gather data passively to provide you with different types of services like automatic screen rotation sending you on your way int time for a next appointment and helping you to stay fit. We will discuss how passive sensing came to and will continue to develop and have impact on our lives, and what opportunities, pitfalls, ethical challenges lie ahead.