Overslaan en naar de inhoud gaan
Thema
English
Locatie

Academy Building
Broerstraat 5
Groningen
Nederland

Tickets
Sold out!

How the Internet is Killing Democracy

Jamie Bartlett

Tech has radically changed the way we live our lives. But have we unwittingly handed too much away to shadowy powers behind a wall of code, all manipulated by a handful of Silicon Valley utopians, ad men, and venture capitalists? And, in light of recent data breach scandals around companies like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, what does that mean for democracy, our system of government that was created long before big data, total information and artificial intelligence?

Jamie Bartlett is tech journalist and Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos. He presented the BBC2-series The Secrets of Silicon Valley and is the bestselling author of The Dark Net (2015), an examination of the hidden corners of the internet, and Radicals Chasing Utopia: Inside the Rogue Movements Trying to Change the World (2017). In 2018, he published the book People vs. Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy.

Night of the Dictatorships
This lecture is a collaboration with the national Night of the Dictatorships, an initiative of ProDemos. The Night of the Dictatorships is the counterpart of the United Nations' Day of Democracy (September 15th) and raises awareness for liberty, democracy and the rule of law by discussing dictatorships around the world.

Zie ook

Placeholder
Roel Borstlap, Ronald Ohlsen, Marian Verkerk
Zorg, ethiek en ouderschap van kinderen met het Downsyndroom
Nederlands

De 21e maart (21-3) is de jaarlijkse Wereld Downdag. Niet toevallig: Downkinderen hebben het 21e chromosoom in drievoud in plaats van in twee-.

Ali Al-Jaberi, Arjen van Veelen, Henk Pijlman, Roos van Ees
De keerzijde van de prestatiemaatschappij?
Nederlands

Discussie aan de hand van fragmenten uit de VPRO-documentaire De BV Ik, waarin ambitieuze twintigers gevolgd worden op hun zoektocht naar succes, en ze hun dromen, dile