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Sep
09
2020

The Social Dilemma

The social dilema

We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen. View on Netflix  

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Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of media studies at University of Virginia, says Facebook’s 2.5 billion users are impossible to monitor using artificial intelligence. He appears on “Bloomberg Technology.”

You should get paid for your data

The world’s most valuable tech companies profit from the personal data you generate. So why aren’t you getting paid for it? In this eye-opening talk, entrepreneur and technologist Jennifer Zhu Scott makes the case for private data ownership — which would empower you to donate, destroy or sell your data as you see fit — and shows how this growing movement could put power (and cash) back into the hands of people.

Peter Frankhauser Skift

Peter Fankhauser, CEO of Thomas Cook, spoke at Skift Forum Europe 2019 on the topic of “The Future of Mass Tourism: Charting a New Path in Uncertain Times.” … 2 months later. If companies fail to see how the internet could affect their business, they’re doomed – and this is exactly what happened to British travel giant Thomas Cook… read more

HelloSign

HelloSign Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Joseph Walla discusses his firm’s acquisition by Dropbox Inc. and competition in the digital contract and document solutions market. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Ivan Feinseth, Tigress Financial Partners partner and chief investment officer, discusses the antitrust scrutiny of Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and Caroline Hyde on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”

Kogan

Aug. 29 — Ruslan Kogan was 6 years old when his parents fled communist Belarus for Melbourne with $90 in their pockets. Humble beginnings inspired a voracious entrepreneurial streak, and Kogan is now worth hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to his startup, Kogan.com, a wildly successful online retailer that is helping to pull Australia out of its tech-averse ways. In this segment of Hello World Australia, Ashlee Vance gets the story of the business’s unlikely origins in a clever scheme to score a cheap high-definition TV.