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Tune in for a weekly dose of commentary on technology, privacy, and Internet freedom in the digital age. Hosted by Derek E. Silva.

Tune in for a weekly dose of commentary on technology, privacy, and Internet freedom in the digital age. Hosted by Derek E. Silva.

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United States

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Tune in for a weekly dose of commentary on technology, privacy, and Internet freedom in the digital age. Hosted by Derek E. Silva.

Language:

English


Episodes

Creator Economy and the Future of NFTs with Alexander Klus

9/15/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Alexander Klus, Founder of Creaton, a new decentralized content sharing platform. A great conversation on where the creator economy is headed next, how NFTs unlock value for artists, and the future of digital media content.

Duration:00:31:48

Privacy by Design and Making Your Mark in the World with Sonny King

9/8/2021
Host Derek E Silva joins Sonny King, Executive Technology Director for frog, an award-winning design studio. A great conversation on best practices for achieving privacy by design, the importance of building a more sustainable future, and how startups can make their mark in the world.

Duration:00:51:11

Digital Rights and Facebook's Supreme Court with Julie Owono

9/1/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Julie Owono, Executive Director for Internet Without Borders, and an inaugural member of the Facebook Oversight Board. A great conversation on how we can work together to protect digital rights, the true power of social media restrictions, and why Facebook created its own Supreme Court.

Duration:00:48:11

Freedom of the Press and Censorship Around the World with Leo Schwartz

8/25/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Leo Schwartz, a reporter for Rest of World, an international nonprofit media organization. We take a deep dive into press freedom around the world, the spyware threat to journalists, and how social media affects the news.

Duration:00:49:56

New Privacy Laws and the Digital Disruption of Human Rights with Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna

8/18/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna, Director for the Future of Privacy Forum, a Washington, DC-based think tank and advocacy group focused on data privacy issues. They take a deep dive into the digital disruption of human rights, how the culture of surveillance dictates our daily lives, and new privacy laws from around the world.

Duration:00:46:27

Internet Shutdowns and the Rise of Digital Authoritarianism with Berhan Taye

8/11/2021
Host Derek E Silva joins digital rights activist Berhan Taye, a senior advisor at Internews, a nonprofit supporting independent media in 100 countries. We take a deep dive into the rise of digital authoritarianism, combating misinformation online, and what happens to countries when the Internet shuts down.

Duration:00:49:14

Connecting the Human and Machine Economy with Raullen Chai

8/4/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Raullen Chai, co-founder, and CEO of IoTeX, a decentralized network for the Internet of Things. Raullen shares his vision of an open ecosystem where humans and machines can interact with guaranteed trust, free will, and privacy.

Duration:00:38:09

The Philosophy of Bitcoin and the Great Privacy Debate

7/28/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Jim Harper, a privacy expert and senior fellow at American Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that researches government, economics, and social welfare. They take a deep dive into the changing definition of privacy, reforming Section 230, and why Bitcoin’s value is all in the eye of the ‘bithodler’.

Duration:00:45:48

Facebook Effect and the Rise of the Data Economy with Kean Birch

7/21/2021
A great interview with Kean Birch, an expert in technoscience and professor at York University. We take a deep dive into the Facebook effect, the rise of the data economy, and how private data changes the game of capitalism.

Duration:00:49:09

Article 19, Internet Freedom, and Weaponizing Interpol with Michael Caster

7/14/2021
Derek E. Silva joins Michael Caster, the co-founder of Safeguard Defenders, a group helping human rights advocates protect civil liberties in Asia. They take a deep dive into how authoritarian governments are weaponizing Interpol, the right to Internet access, and how Article 19 protects freedom of expression.

Duration:00:46:47

How Developers Can Strengthen Privacy and Security for the Internet with John Gleeson

7/7/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins John Gleeson, COO of Storj Labs, a decentralized cloud storage provider. A great conversation on how developers can strengthen privacy and security, why data is worth protecting, and the future of the Internet.

Duration:00:41:33

Shaping the Internet's Future and Social Economics with Brittany Piovesan

6/30/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Brittany Piovesan, Program Officer for the Internet Society Foundation focused on initiatives that strengthen the Internet. Brittany shares her thoughts on how to use the Internet to shape a better future for education, healthcare, and create more economic opportunities for us all.

Duration:00:50:24

Internet Freedom and Digital Rights with Jason Pielemeier

6/23/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Jason Pielemeier, Policy Director of the Global Network Initiative, which protects Internet freedom and digital rights. They take a deep dive into the evolution of corporate accountability, human rights principles, and the right to be forgotten.

Duration:00:46:07

Digital Rights and Social Media in Africa with Gbenga Sesan

6/16/2021
Host Derek E. Silva joins Gbenga Sesan, the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, a pan-African social enterprise working on digital inclusion. They take a deep dive into the unique role of social media in Africa, Internet freedom, and why technology can’t fix inequality online.

Duration:00:46:16

Future of Web3 and the Battle for Data Sovereignty with Greg Osuri

6/9/2021
What is the future of Web3? Host Derek E. Silva joins Greg Osuri, Founder and CEO of Akash Network, the open-source, decentralized cloud. They take a deep dive into the future impact of AI, overcoming the challenges of distributed networks, and the battle for data sovereignty.

Duration:00:45:46

How Technology Affects Criminal Justice and Human Rights with Rebecca Wexler

6/2/2021
How does technology affect our democracy and government? Host Derek E. Silva joins Rebecca Wexler, Professor of Law at UC Berkeley. They take a deep dive into the criminal justice system, the power imbalance caused by predictive technologies, and human rights in the digital age.

Duration:01:14:16

Human Rights and Building the Internet for Everyone with Dragana Kaurin

5/26/2021
What happens when we design with equity in mind? Derek E. Silva joins Dragana Kaurin, a human rights researcher and Founder of The Localization Lab, an organization fighting for equal access to information. A deep dive into building the Internet for everyone, and the privacy issues surrounding digital identity.

Duration:01:05:40

The Creator Economy and the Future of Programmable Money with Avichal Garg

5/19/2021
Listen to a new episode of Priv8 Podcast! Derek E. Silva joins Avichal Garg, Co-founder, and Partner at Electric Capital, an early-stage venture firm. A great conversation on the rise of the creator economy, privacy-first technologies, and the future of programmable money.

Duration:00:50:59

Taiwan's Digital Democracy and How They Hacked the Pandemic with Audrey Tang

5/12/2021
This week we feature a special episode from Priv8's digital privacy summit with The New York Times’ Kara Swisher. She joins Taiwan's Digital Minister Audrey Tang to discuss lessons learned from Taiwan's unique response to the pandemic that successfully protected the population while preserving privacy and democracy.

Duration:00:30:49

Surveillance Capitalism and Why Online Privacy Matters with Edward Snowden

5/5/2021
“Don't stay safe, stay free." This week we feature a special episode: Edward Snowden’s talk from the Priv8 digital privacy summit. He shares his thoughts on the rise of surveillance capitalism, why online privacy matters, and how to fix a broken Internet.

Duration:00:59:40