Author Ramesh Srinivasan studies how Donald Trump’s team uses social media research to impact how Americans get their news and how they are exposed to ‘fake news.’ He discusses on the show.
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Will the revolution be tweeted? There is a lot of optimism about the digital age and the possibilities that that offers to people who want to organize, but there are shortcomings to social media, and search engines. Lee Camp sits down with UCLA Professor Ramesh Srinivasan to discuss his new book. “Whose Global Village.” In this groundbreaking interview, we discover that massive internet companies are wielding more influence than we might suspect. In the second half, Lee breaks down the upcoming Climate March and the mainstream media’s laughable coverage of scientific facts related to climate change. This and more on Redacted VIP .
Cenk Uygur interviews Ramesh Srinivasan. Ramesh is an Associate Professor of Information Studies at UCLA and founding director of the UC Digital Cultures Lab. Watch the full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtoGs…
Ramesh’s research focuses on the relationship between technology, politics, culture, and societies across the world. But today he’s here to talk about his newly released book, “Whose Global Village?: Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World.” Buy Ramesh’s book here: https://www.amazon.com/Whose-Global-V…
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– Holds an engineering degree from Stanford, a Ph.D. in Design Studies from Harvard, a Masters of Science in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT, and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford.
– He founded the UC-wide Digital Cultures Lab
– He and his work have appeared in/on the Washington Post, HuffPost Al Jazeera English, NPR and Public Radio International
– Has collaborated with non-literate tribal populations in India to study how literacy emerges through uses of technology, and traditional Native American communities to study how non-Western understandings of the world can introduce new ways of looking at the future of the internet.
– His research has spanned such bounds as Native Americans, Somali refugees, Indian villages, Aboriginal Australia, and Maori New Zealand
– Has worked with bloggers who overthrew the authoritarian Kyrgyz regime
– Has been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation in the Science, Technology, and Society division, as well as an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant
– His book, Whose Global Village?: Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World was released on February 27th.
– His next book is titled “After the Internet”
– This is his fourth appearance on TYT Interviews and his fifth on TYT
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