Joseph Spencer delivers his paper “The King and His Poor” at the Are We Not All Beggars?: Reading Mosiah 4 Mormon Theology Seminar conference held at the Cittadella Ospitalità, Assisi, Italy, on 30 June 2018.
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We're back! It's been a lull over the holidays and we've gone a while without new podcast episodes, but now we've got several lined up for the coming weeks — and today we kick things off with a very interesting discussion. Many of you probably know about the controversy and concern over the Internet Society's sale of the .ORG domain registry to a private equity firm, but one prominent defender of the deal is ISOC trustee Mike Godwin, and today he joins us to explain his reasoning and try to convince Mike that the sale is a good idea.
Original video: https://soundcloud.com/techdirt/mike-godwin-defends-selling-org
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A recent wave of worker actions at major tech firms have challenged company contracts with the Pentagon, ICE, and other government agencies; organized for safe and equitable workplaces, free from sexual harassment and discrimination; and demanded better wages, benefits, and working conditions for both white and blue collar contractors.
Scholar and a founding editor of Logic magazine Moira Weigel places these actions in context, drawing on several years of research and writing on the movement. She proposes that these actions point to the need for new frameworks for interpreting the culture or world view of the tech industry—frameworks beyond "The Californian Ideology" that has dominated since the 1990s. She shares several recently proposed alternatives for thinking about "tech work" (e.g. platform capitalism, surveillance capitalism, data colonialism) that members of tech worker organizations themselves have studied and drawn on.
This talk is moderated by recent Berkman Klein Fellow, Yarden Katz.
More info on this event here: https://cyber.harvard.edu/events/2019-02-26/goodbye-california
Original video: https://soundcloud.com/berkmanklein/goodbye-california-the-new-tech-worker-movement
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AOC and then Ryan Grim on how movements won an historic working-class campaign.
Modern gynecology was largely born in the antebellum South — because some of this country’s first gynecologists conducted experiments on enslaved women.
Narrative manipulation issues - such as manufactured consensus, brigading, harassment, information laundering, fake accounts, news voids, and more - are increasingly well-documented problems affecting the entire social ecosystem.This has had negative consequences for information integrity, and for trust.
In this talk Renee DiResta (Director of Research at New Knowledge, and Head of Policy at nonprofit Data for Democracy) examines the ways that these same manipulative tactics are being deployed on Amazon, which is now the dominant product search engine and a battlefield for economically and ideologically motivated actors.
For more info on this event visit: https://cyber.harvard.edu/events/2018/luncheon/05/DiResta
Original video: https://soundcloud.com/berkmanklein/how-social-network-manipulation-tactics-are-impacting-amazon-influencing-consumers
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The online world is no longer a distinct world. It is an extension of our social, economic, and political lives. Internet access, however, is still often considered a luxury good in the United States. Millions of Americans have been priced out of, or entirely excluded from, the reach of modern internet networks.
Maria Smith, an affiliate of Berkman Klein and the Cyberlaw Clinic, created a four-part documentary series to highlight these stark divides in connectivity, from Appalachia to San Francisco, and to uncover the complex web of political and economic forces behind them.
Learn more about this event here: https://cyber.harvard.edu/events/2018/luncheon/03/Smith
Original video: https://soundcloud.com/berkmanklein/dividing-lines-why-is-internet-access-still-considered-a-luxury-in-america
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