Fri, 25 November 2022
2975 - Facebook's Addiction To Misinformation; A Call To Drawdown U.S. Military Bases Abroad w/ Karen Hao & David Vine
We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! The MR Crew are off today, so Sam and Emma are bringing you two pre-recorded conversations from last year that hold some relevance in this current moment: Sam sat down with Karen Hao, China tech and society reporter at the Wall Street Journal, to discuss her piece "How Facebook got addicted to spreading misinformation" that appeared in the MIT Technology Review. Then, Emma speaks with David Vine, professor of political anthropology at American University, to discuss his brief titled "Drawdown: Improving U.S. and Global Security Through Military Base Closures Abroad", published at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
Check out Karen's piece here: https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/03/11/1020600/facebook-responsible-ai-misinformation/
Check out David's brief here: https://quincyinst.org/report/drawdown-improving-u-s-and-global-security-through-military-base-closures-abroad/
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