Alex Juhasz responds in Podcast form to “tame and disarm dangerous algorithms"

Hi, I’m Alexandra Juhasz and this is Episode 4 of We Need Gentle Truths for Now. The podcast engages in radical digital media literacy by enjoying a bite of education and a bit of poetry, creating humane responses to fake news and social media in the era of Covid-19.

For this episode, we consider hardtruth Number 53; “tame and disarm dangerous algorithms.” It was written by Geert Lovink, a professor, activist, and internet critic from the Netherlands.  He wrote his hardtruth in 2017 for my online digital media primmer. As he reads them for us here, during the time of COVID-19, they become newly and even more relevant. 

See this original hardtruth:

hardtruth #53 tame and disarm dangerous algorithms

See the poetic response to hardtruth #53:

An egg speaks

Geert Lovink reads the poetic response to hardtruth #53:

Geert Lovink reads An egg speaks

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