Talk: Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass, May 5

Talk: Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass

May 15, 2019
7:30 PM (Doors Open at 6:30)
Town Hall Seattle

MSR researchers Mary Gray and Sid Suri are talking about their new book Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass at The Forum at Town Hall on May 15, 2019 at 7:30 (doors at 6:30) at 1119 Eighth Ave. Please visit www.townhallseattle.orgĀ for tickets.
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Ed Mignon Distinguished Lecture: ANTISOCIAL MEDIA – How Facebook Disconnects People and Undermines Democracy, May 16

ANTISOCIAL MEDIA – How Facebook Disconnects People and Undermines Democracy

Thursday May 16, 2019
Ethnic and Cultural Center, 3931 Brooklyn Ave. NE
4:30-5:30 pm Lecture
5:30-6:30 pm Reception

If you wanted to build a machine that would distribute propaganda to millions of people, distract them from important issues, energize hatred and bigotry, erode social trust, undermine respectable journalism, foster doubts about science, and engage in massive surveillance all at once, you would make something a lot like Facebook. Continue reading