This week on the podcast: 20 million men, women, and children are the cargo of human trafficking worldwide. The Internet has brought a new dimension to both trafficking and anti-trafficking efforts. Today's guest brings to light some of the problems that arise as NGOs and law enforcement try to take down trafficking.
By Annie Pruitt
In an age of eBooks, Google, and Smartphones, many have questioned the importance of libraries. John Palfrey ’01, has penned a new book, which he calls “a love letter to libraries,” that makes the case that libraries are more relevant than ever.
with Ali Hashmi
The rainbow connection, a Russian RTBF, censoring revenge porn, and more... in this week's Buzz.
We are more and more comfortable engaging with and sharing our data with digital platforms — from Fitbit, to Facebook, to Wikipedia, to even our own schools and employers. But how are they accountable to us?
Mitali Thakor, PhD student in MIT's HASTS program
with author John Palfrey
Patterns in Charleston, preserving the Internet, sourcing the Snowden docs, and more... in this week's Buzz.
What do you get when you put together a comedian, a developer, a few laptops and smartphones, and a bunch of energy drinks? The world's most absurd hack-a-thon!