Video - Interviews

Jennifer Schradie on Digital Politics in France and the USA

January 30, 2015

Jennifer Schradie discusses digital politics in France and the US, political influences on the public reaction and discourse of the Charlie Hebdo attack, the effects of class dynamics on social activism and cultural differences regarding privacy and online presence.

Kevan Harris on Social Media and the Internet Sphere in Iran

January 23, 2015

Kevan Harris is a comparative-historical sociologist and the Associate Director of Princeton University's Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies. In this interview he talks about the Iranian internet sphere and the mapping of Iranians' media consumption among others.

Cory Doctorow on Surveillance, Internet of Things and Models for Regulating Computers

January 16, 2015

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist, the co-editor of Boing Boing, former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founder of the UK Open Rights Group. Here he discusses the emergence and implications of mass surveillance, the effects Internet of Things has on our lives and what we can do about it.