“Campaigns matter in part because of who meets whom, about the social networks that are shaped by that campaign as well as shaping it.”
What kind of social space are we inhabiting when we’re online? How do practices like data collection, data brokering, and surveillance underwrite the “free” services we enjoy?
Silicon Valley has no mystical powers. It gets away with being thought of as apolitical simply because few have called its bluff.
Siva Vaidhyanathan has built a career as a media studies and communications ...