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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

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

New Priv8 Podcast with Derek E. Silva

4/21/2021
We are excited to share that Follow the White Rabbit is now the Priv8 Podcast with host Derek E. Silva. Tune in for a weekly dose of commentary on privacy and technology. Join us this May for our first episode featuring Edward Snowden's talk from the Priv8 digital privacy summit!

Duration:00:03:13

Future of Bitcoin and Banking Privacy with Bill Barhydt

4/14/2021
Go down the rabbit hole with serial entrepreneur Bill Barhydt, Founder, and CEO of Abra, the digital cash peer-to-peer money transfer network available in over 150 countries. We take a deep dive into the future of banking, how to protect your financial privacy with Bitcoin, and why fungibility is key for crypto.

Duration:00:44:03

Blockchain Privacy and Transparency with Emin Gün Sirer

4/7/2021
We go down the rabbit hole with Emin Gün Sirer, Founder and CEO of Ava Labs, the team behind the Avalanche blockchain platform. A leader in peer-to-peer systems, he shares his thoughts on how to build trust, transparency, and privacy with decentralizing technologies.

Duration:00:42:13

Web 3.0 and the Evolution of Privacy with Tor Bair

3/31/2021
Go down the rabbit hole with Tor Bair, Founder of the Secret Foundation, an organization that supports the adoption of open-source privacy technologies. A great conversation on the effects of Web3 in a digital world, why blockchain is the blueprint for a new economy, and the evolution of privacy.

Duration:00:46:15

Crypto Privacy and the Defi Revolution with Aibek Esengulov

3/24/2021
Go down the rabbit hole with Aibek Esengulov, Founder of Horizontal Systems, the developers of the privacy-focused wallet, Unstoppable. We take a deep dive into the DEFI revolution, investing without borders, and the rise of digital collectibles.

Duration:00:42:38

Confidential Computing and the Future of Security with Marvin Tong

3/17/2021
We go down the rabbit hole with Marvin Tong, co-founder, and CEO of Phala Network. We take a deep dive into how companies can leverage big data, the role of confidential computing, and how Phala is bringing on-chain privacy to the Polkadot ecosystem.

Duration:00:37:45

Climate Change and How to Help Save the Environment with Gregory Landua

3/10/2021
We go down the rabbit hole with Gregory Landua, co-founder of Regen Network, a global marketplace that aligns economics with ecology. We take a deep dive into how we can reverse climate change, become carbon neutral, and collaborate better with each other.

Duration:00:41:30

New Privacy Rules and Why Bitcoin is a Social Network with Miko Matsumura

3/3/2021
Go down the rabbit hole with Miko Matsumura, co-founder of crypto exchange Evercoin and General Partner with Gumi Ventures, an investment fund focused on early stage blockchain startups. He shares his thoughts on the impact of open source on human rights, why Bitcoin is a social network, and the emergence of ICOs.

Duration:00:40:12