A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
DigiURI Media Club - The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
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Learn about how the economics of digital platforms threaten human freedom and may distort democratic practices. Hear from teachers at all levels about how they integrate algorithm literacy into teaching and learning. Click here to RSVP!
About the Book: "Shoshana Zuboff provides startling insights into the phenomenon that she has named surveillance capitalism. The stakes could not be higher: a global architecture of behavior modification threatens human nature in the twenty-first century just as industrial capitalism disfigured the natural world in the twentieth... With little resistance from law or society, surveillance capitalism is on the verge of dominating the social order and shaping the digital future–if we let it." (publisher's description)
DATE: Monday, December 2, 2019
TIME: 9 AM EST
LOCATION: Online Zoom Webinar
VIDEOS ON SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM. If you don't have time to read the book, you can watch one or more of these videos to get the gist of the book's argument: