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A podcast presenting different perspectives on the status-update quo

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Mar 30, 2020

Max Stossel is a Poet and Head of Education at The Center for Humane Technology ~

Scrolling, refreshing, clicking and liking has never been more irresistible. Aside from the fact that media outlets, journalists, influencers, friends and family all exist on the same online platforms, with algorithms that are geared...

Mar 23, 2020

Online, the issue of privacy doesn't matter unless you have something to hide, right? If you've been listening to this podcast since day one, your answer is likely sort of yes - but also a very big no.
We're all aware that platforms like Google and Facebook are collecting every scrap of data about us online,...

Mar 16, 2020

Dr Crysal Abidin is a sociocultural anthropologist who studies internet cultures ~

As with more traditional forms of celebrity, we can't help but wonder what it would be like to have a taste of social media fame. But what are the consequences for someone who eventually rejects the demands of online fame in a very public...

Mar 9, 2020

Amy Giddon is the co-founder and CEO of the empathy-driven Daily Haloha app ~

After scrolling through your social media feeds, are you left feeling more connected? Understood? Understanding? Joyful? Or does the experience often leave you feeling more disconnected? Polarised? Confused? Divided, even? 

In this episode, we...

Mar 2, 2020

Verity Johnson is a columnist, writer, TV presenter and media personality (and occasional satirical rapper) ~

From outside of the frame, it's easy to look at those pursuing the #InfluencerLife and make judgements about their motivations and mindset. But how much do you know about what that experience is really like for...