David Bosworth

Podcast #23: David Bosworth on Conscientious Thinking

Author and cultural critic David Bosworth discusses America's myth of individualism and how it feeds a digital culture that ironically infantilizes its users and demands constant approval from strangers.

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Dr. David Greenfield

Podcast #15: David Greenfield on Internet Addiction

Psychiatrist, professor, and author David Greenfield, founder of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction, was one of the first medical professionals to recognize and study the addictive qualities of the Internet. He explains what we know, what it means, and what can be done.

Cathy O'Neil

Podcast #14: Cathy O’Neil on the problem of algorithms

Mathematician Cathy O’Neil shares her insider’s look at how algorithms are gaming our world, with terrible consequences for those who can least afford them.

Amazon Return to Sender

America Should Send Amazon Packing

Amazon has destroyed businesses, mistreated employees, lowered wages, manipulated markets, and virtually censored books. Now they want a giant handout.

Zines

Zines Keep it Real, Defying Digital Trends

The culture of zines, those xeroxed, do-it-yourself pamphlets, goes back decades. Instead of dying with the Internet, it’s as strong as ever.

NSA Headquarters

Will Surveillance Finally Sunset?

Controversial surveillance authorizations are scheduled to sunset this year. Now is the time to press for the end of these Constitution-defying practices.