Category: Podcasts

Alex Marthews

Podcast #4: Alex Marthews on Protecting Privacy

Alex Marthews is the executive director of Restore the Fourth, a national non-partisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting enforcement of the Fourth Amendment of the US Constitution. He spoke with publisher Mo Lotman about the legal terrain surrounding mass surveillance, including a new effort to bring oversight of the application of surveillance technologies in local communities.

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Podcast #3: Sven Birkerts on Attention and the Self

For over two decades, essayist and social critic Sven Birkerts has cast his unique eye on the way digital technology is altering the formation of social spheres, self-identity, and meaning. His latest book, Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age, is a personal and poetic examination of these themes that acts as a welcome balance to data-driven analyses. He speaks with publisher Mo Lotman about the book and his long interest in the subject.

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