Rethinking Our Digital Future

Ramesh Srinivasan speaks to the inherent biases embedded in contemporary technology and asks us to reimagine a more inclusive technology. Because “we can do better.”

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Net neutrality undoing by FCC raises fears for open Internet

 

Net neutrality undoing by FCC raises fears for open Internet

Net neutrality rules ensuring equal access to Internet bandwidth will be weakened by the FCC, possibly leading to many inequalities. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.

The People’s Internet

Technology – and especially social media made possible through the internet – has put the world in touch in ways never before thought possible. But, some worry that it replicates the advantages, and disadvantages, that already exist in the globalized world. The Agenda welcomes Ramesh Srinivasan, the founder of the University of California’s Digital Cultures Lab, to discuss his book, “Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World.”

Trump and the evolving media landscape

Morning Joe 

Trump and the evolving media landscape

Ramesh Srinivasan of the UCLA Center For Global Digital Cultures discusses the president’s strategy of using social media and if the standard for messaging has changed permanently. Duration: 4:48

Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets

 

The Rachel Maddow Show 8/7/17

Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets

Ramesh Srinivasan, a professor at UCLA Center for Global Digital Cultures, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about how Donald Trump’s FCC chairman helped pro-Trump Sinclair Broadcasting find a loophole to purchase a huge number of local TV stations, which it is forcing to air right-wing commentaries. Duration: 7:18

KPFA: Letters & Politics

NPR: How The NBA Has Used Social Media To Move The Ball On Issues

Tech Republic: How technology can be used to improve democracy

Tech Republic: What happens when tech is a tool for the powerful?