Category: WATCH

The Messy Reality of Algorithmic Culture

danah boyd argues that we need to develop more sophisticated ways of thinking about technology before jumping to hype and fear. Data-driven and algorithmic systems increasingly underpin many decision-making systems, shaping where law enforcement are stationed and what news you are shown on social media. The design of these systems is inscribed with organizational and…

Phantom You [Tube]: Fighting Our Digital Doubles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6C4KPHcSOA&lc=z23pth4opxeawfnm4acdp43acmzboskt3fh31n4lnkxw03c010c.1552656695569650 With our online and offline lives becoming increasingly connected, to what extent do we create our own other? And to what effect? Since the 1990s, horror and sci-fi have considered how we might create our own worst enemy – and the friendly face of this dystopian future is yours. SOURCE: What’s so great about…

Why you should define your fears instead of your goals

Why you should define your fears instead of your goals

TED Talk from Tim Ferriss: The hard choices — what we most fear doing, asking, saying — are very often exactly what we need to do. How can we overcome self-paralysis and take action? Tim Ferriss encourages us to fully envision and write down our fears in detail, in a simple but powerful exercise he…

How teachers can help kids find their political voices

Social justice belongs in our schools, says educator Sydney Chaffee. In a bold talk, she shows how teaching students to engage in activism helps them build important academic and life skills — and asks us to rethink how we can use education to help kids find their voices. “Teaching will always be a political act,”…

Representation and the internet with Franchesca Ramsey

Representation and the internet with Franchesca Ramsey

In season three, episode five of the IRL podcast, Veronica Belmont and Franchesca Ramsey meet the people working to make the web — and the world — friendlier places for you, me and everyone else. The animated video shared above is a clip from this episode.  

The Black Power Mixtape 1967 1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967 1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 is a 2011 documentary film, directed by Göran Olsson, that examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in American society from 1967 to 1975. Wikipedia Release date: September 9, 2011 (USA) Director: Göran Olsson Initial DVD release: November 11, 2011 (Sweden) Awards: Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Documentary Editing…

Four Questions For Kathryn Kennedy about following your passions

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In this discussion with Kathryn Kennedy, we talk about the current transitions in her career. We discuss the guidance, focus, and balance needed to make these changes while listening to your dreams and desires. Find about more about Kathryn at http://www.kathrynmkennedy.com/ The four starting prompts: How would you describe your employment/experiences up to this date?…