Nov 2nd, 2020
The Social Dilemma is a new Netflix docudrama about ‘Big Tech’ social media platforms and how they are changing the world.
The trailer can be viewed here. You don’t need to have watched the docudrama to make sense of this video, because it is mostly about the issues surrounding the docudrama, and seeks to clarify why it matters.
Jonathan Rowson is a writer, philosopher and chess Grandmaster who was British Chess Champion from 2004-2006. He holds degrees from Oxford, Bristol, and Harvard, was the former director of the Social Brain Center at the RSA, and an Open Society Fellow. He is co-founder and director of Perspectiva, a research institute that examines the relationships between complex global challenges and the inner lives of human beings. His latest book is The Moves that Matter: A Chess Grandmaster on the Game of Life. Find out more here.
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