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Laci Green’s new podcast, Indirect Message, explores how the internet is changing society and the ways we relate to each other. Part internet culture and part philosophy, Laci interviews a diverse panel of guests to take a closer look at our digital lives.

Laci Green’s new podcast, Indirect Message, explores how the internet is changing society and the ways we relate to each other. Part internet culture and part philosophy, Laci interviews a diverse panel of guests to take a closer look at our digital lives.
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United States

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Laci Green’s new podcast, Indirect Message, explores how the internet is changing society and the ways we relate to each other. Part internet culture and part philosophy, Laci interviews a diverse panel of guests to take a closer look at our digital lives.

Twitter:

@gogreen18

Language:

English


Episodes

Dangerous Speech

10/16/2019
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Online censorship is increasing around the world. What kind of speech (if any) goes too far? Chapter 1: Your Video Has Been Removed Laci recounts the escalating censorship of her sex education YouTube channel. Chapter 2: The Biggest Influencer F**king algorithms. How do they work? The brutal reality of the codes that govern the internet. Chapter 3: The Great, Gray Area Laci discusses free speech online with Jillian York of the EFF. They discuss an array of topics: increasing...

Duration:00:42:20

There's No "I" In Meme

10/2/2019
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Featuring Tay Zonday, creator of "Chocolate Rain"! Memes are the language of the internet. What can they teach us about society? And what happens when you accidentally become one? Chapter 1: What Do You Meme? Laci discusses the concept of a meme. Why do some memes spread while others die immediately? ​Chapter 2: The Very First Internet Meme Laci speculates on the first meme she encountered online and the curious virality of Godwin's Law. Chapter 3: Becoming A Meme Laci chats with...

Duration:00:25:42

The Death of Expertise

9/18/2019
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The post-truth era has arrived. How do we address mass misinformation and deception online? Chapter 1: The Death of Expertise Laci reflects on the promise of the internet to bridge the information gap...and the messy reality we got instead. Chapter 2: *Fake News Intensifies* Laci and Dr. Tom Nichols share their perspectives on why fake news is so pervasive. Should social media companies intervene? We discuss the anti-vax movement, the 24/7 news cycle, and activist websites that pose as...

Duration:00:29:25

Internet Kids

9/3/2019
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Welcome to the Super Official First Episode of Indirect Message! Chapter 1: Internet Kids (03:42) Laci takes a trip down memory lane and discusses the early internet and digital identity. Chapter 2: Trouble on the Playground (08:38) Youtube drama, the psychology of public humiliation, and the pros and cons of cancel culture. Chapter 3: Age of Anxiety (23:57) Laci chats with her sister, a therapist, about the rise of social media related mental health problems and how to have a...

Duration:00:35:03