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Reading The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: our plan

Our online book club is starting to read Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Here’s the plan. Every Monday I will blog about that week’s reading.  These posts will include a summary, some observations, and some questions.  I’ll work in … Continue reading

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Our next reading is Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Our online book club has chosen its next nonfiction reading.  After an energetic round of voting, the winner is… Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power! This critical … Continue reading

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Which nonfiction book should our book club read next?

What should our online book club read next? Yes, it’s voting time! Our topic for this reading: nonfiction that informs us about the futures of education and technology.  There are sixteen (16) titles on deck. (If you’re new to the … Continue reading

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Twitter and Tear Gas: concluding our book club’s reading

For two months our online bookclub has been reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.  With this post we conclude by discussing its epilogue, “The Uncertain Climb,” and reflecting on the book as a whole. … Continue reading

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Twitter and Tear Gas: part five of our book club’s reading

Our online bookclub is reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest (our store via Amazon).  With this post we approach the end by discussing Chapters 8, “Signaling Power and Signaling to Power” and 9, “Governments … Continue reading

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Twitter and Tear Gas: part four of our book club’s reading

Our online bookclub is reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.  With this post we discuss Chapters 6: “Platforms and Algorithms” and 7: “Names and Connections.” In this post I’ll briefly summarize the text, then add … Continue reading

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Twitter and Tear Gas: part three of our book club’s reading

Our online bookclub is reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.  With this post we discuss chapters 4: “Movement Cultures” and 5: “Technology and People.” In this post I’ll briefly summarize the text, then add … Continue reading

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Twitter and Tear Gas: part two of our book club’s reading

Our online bookclub is reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.  With this post we discuss Chapters 2: “Censorship and Attention” and 3: “Leading the Leaderless”. In this post I’ll briefly summarize the text, … Continue reading

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Twitter and Tear Gas: part one of our book club’s reading

Our online bookclub is reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.  With this post we discuss the Preface, Introduction, and chapter 1, “A Networked Public.” In this post I’ll briefly summarize the text, then … Continue reading

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Our Twitter and Teargas book club reading schedule

Our online bookclub is reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.  Here’s the plan. I’ll blog about sections of the book starting November 19th, every Monday for the next five weeks.  These posts will … Continue reading

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