Shoshana Zuboff presents a fascinating talk based on her most recent book The Age of Surveillance Capitalism.
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About the speakers
Shoshana Zuboff has been called “the true prophet of the information age” by the Financial Times. She is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor Emerita at Harvard Business School and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School.
In addition to The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, she has also written another two books, each of which signalled the start of a new epoch in technological society. In the late 1980s, In the Age of the Smart Machine foresaw how computers would revolutionise the modern workplace. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, The Support Economy predicted the rise of a digitally mediated ‘distributed capitalism’ of services tailored to the individual.
Carole Cadwalladr is an award-winning author and investigative journalist for The Observer. Recently, Carole was featured in the documentary 'The Great Hack' which explores the Cambridge Analytica scandal and issues of surveillance capitalism.
Paul Hilder is co-founder of Crowdpac, 38 Degrees and openDemocracy. He has played leadership roles at Change.org, Avaaz and Oxfam. Recently, Paul was featured in the documentary 'The Great Hack' which explores Cambridge Analytica scandal and issues of surveillance capitalism.
Shahmir Sanni was a whistleblower who came forward about the overspending by the official Brexit campaign, Vote Leave.