Social media platforms have immense power, from shutting down voices to amplifying what we see. But is that singular power perilous to democracy?
, professor emerita at Harvard Business School. Author of “ Shoshana Zuboff The Age of Surveillance Capitalism.” ( @shoshanazuboff)
, founder of Guillaume Chaslot AlgoTransparency. Mozilla fellow. Advisor at the Center for Humane Technology. He helped develop YouTube’s recommendation algorithm from 2010 to 2011. ( @gchaslot)
, professor in UCLA’s Department of Information Studies. Director of the UC Digital Cultures Lab. Author of “ Ramesh Srinivasan Beyond the Valley.” ( @rameshmedia)
Meghna Chakrabarti serves as host and editor of On Point. Based in Boston, she is on the air Monday through Friday.
George Mpanga, better known as George the Poet, is a 29-year-old British spoken word artist. His new podcast is a genre-defying mix of music, poetry, storytelling, and personal narrative. We talk to him about his art, his push for social change and this moment now.
, London-based spoken word artist. Host of “ George the Poet Have You Heard George’s Podcast?,” the first European podcast to ever win a Peabody award.
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Frankenstein at 200. We’ll dissect Mary Shelley’s iconic Gothic novel, its themes of responsibility in innovation, ethics, and lessons for today.
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