Interview: Evgeny Morozov
Interviewing Evgeny Morozov, is a historian of technology, author and editor at journals such as the Guardian, Le Monde diplomatique and the Financial Times, and of books such as The Net Delusion: the dark side of Internet freedom, To Save Everything, Click Here, and Le mirage numerique soon out in France.
“Citizens are not just vehicles and machines for consuming more songs on Spotify, films on Netflix, entertainment or stuff from Amazon. In Europe there’s still this desire to think of citizens as active participants in the public sphere. It is people who organise, lit citizen movements and do occasionally uprisings. Who participate in all forms of decent”, Morozov reminds.
D-CENT interview: Evgeny Morozov from D-CENT on Vimeo.
Distributed identity, data infrastructures and digital tools for social change
Article by Francesca Bria and Elettra Bianchi Dennerlein. The original article was published at the Nesta website.
Francesca Bria in conversation with Blaine Cook, former lead developer of Twitter, principal co-author of the OAuth and Webfinger specifications and co-founder of Poetica. Blaine describes his worries and hopes for the development of digital platforms by social movements to mobilise collective action and build collective power.
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