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Dot Citizen examines the intersection of technology, politics, and human rights. Technology changes are causing disruption globally, and we're on a journey to explore what those changes mean to the lives of people living through it. Each mini series takes a deep dive into a different facet of technological disruption.

Dot Citizen examines the intersection of technology, politics, and human rights. Technology changes are causing disruption globally, and we're on a journey to explore what those changes mean to the lives of people living through it. Each mini series takes a deep dive into a different facet of technological disruption.
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United States

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Dot Citizen examines the intersection of technology, politics, and human rights. Technology changes are causing disruption globally, and we're on a journey to explore what those changes mean to the lives of people living through it. Each mini series takes a deep dive into a different facet of technological disruption.

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English

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Episodes

The Iran and Human Rights Season: Introduction

11/29/2018
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In the next season of Dot Citizen, we're diving into human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. With the 2009 Green Revolution, Iranians paved the way for a new world of technology, activism, and protest. At the time, it seemed as if it was a sign technology would bring a new flourishing of human rights. But since then, we've seen how technology has been increasingly used by governments to circumvent and limit human rights. No more so than in Iran. Chrisella Herzog and Zachary Stickney...

Duration:00:10:54

The Election Security Season: Closing Thoughts

10/31/2018
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In the finale episode of Dot Citizen's first mini-series, Chrisella and Zach reflect on the main points and takeaways from the interviews throughout the series. Stay tuned for our next series on tech + human rights in Iran! Send us your feedback on Twitter or Voxer!

Duration:00:14:32

Harri Hursti: A Hacker's Look at Election Infrastructure

10/31/2018
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In the fourth episode of Dot Citizen's Election Security season, we sit down with Harri Hursti, founding partner at Nordic Innovation Labs and co-founder of the DEF CON Voting Machine Hacking Village. DEF CON is one of the world's largest hacker conventions, and after the 2016 elections, they announced that their 2017 conference would include a Voting Machine Hacking Village for attendees to explore and hack voting and election machines. Since then, their work has done a great deal to bring...

Duration:00:42:05

Shannon McGregor: Technology in Political Communication

10/31/2018
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In the third episode of Dot Citizen's Election Security season, we sit down with Shannon McGregor, Associate Professor in Communications at the University of Utah. Facebook's role in the 2016 election has drawn a great deal of scrutiny, and the role of technology firms in shaping political communication is the subject of some of Shannon's most recent research. Shannon talks to us about the nature of political communication in a social media era, and discusses what we know (and don't know)...

Duration:00:47:41

H.E. Valeriy Chaly, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States

10/31/2018
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In the second episode of Dot Citizen, we speak with HE Valeriy Chaly, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States. Ukraine has been the target of a sustained, scored-earth cyberwar from Russia since 2015. Almost every sector of Ukraine's economy and government have been hacked, as Ukraine is used as a testing ground for Russia's technical capabilities and international red lines in a new era of hybrid war. Send us your feedback on Twitter or Voxer!

Duration:00:19:28

The Election Security Season: Introduction

10/30/2018
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In the first season of Dot Citizen, we are taking a look at election security as the 2018 midterms close in. Just a few weeks before the election, the U.S. Department of Justice accused Russia of continuing to interfere in American elections and indicted a St. Petersburg woman for her role in the multi-million dollar operation. Clearly, our elections are not yet secure. So how should we think about election security moving forward? Chrisella Herzog and Zachary Stickney introduce the season...

Duration:00:11:07

Introducing Dot Citizen

10/27/2018
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Introducing Dot Citizen, a podcast exploring the intersection of technology, politics, and human rights.

Duration:00:03:13