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Columnists
May 4, 2016

An elegy for computer languages past

A new TV show about the early days of the personal computer revolution evokes memories of Commodore 64s and the last time amateurs could bend a modern graphic user interface computer to their will.
Podcast
May 2, 2016

Robert McChesney on the fight against a jobless economy

Redeye
Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
Podcast
Apr 29, 2016

What's yours is mine: Against the sharing economy

Redeye
In his recent book, Tom Slee delivers a sharp critique of technology companies like Airbnb and Uber, arguing that these businesses damage rather than serve the interests of communities.
Podcast
Apr 21, 2016

Who will win the digital revolution?

Needs No Introduction
A talk by Robert McChesney and John Nichols based on their book "People Get Ready - The Fight Against the Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy."
Columnists
Apr 6, 2016

The bots are coming

Last week was a great time to be a bot. Everybody was talking about you, especially Microsoft. But what exactly is a bot and what does it mean for digital technology?
Podcast
Apr 5, 2016
Jan Moolman, Association for Progressive Communications Women's Rights Programme

Net safety: Gender and the Internet

WINGS
From a panel titled Gender and the Internet, held at the Internet Governance Forum in Brazil in November 2015, five speakers describe harmful and helpful uses of the Internet.
Podcast
Mar 28, 2016

Nanotechnology: Too late to regulate?

WINGS
In this interview, Ilise Feitshans describes how nanotechnology is rewriting the rules of chemistry and calls for internationally harmonized regulation and an informed public.

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