The Rise of Surveillance Capitalism

Civic NYC • 20 February 2019
Event date 1 Mar '19 06:30 pm - 09:00 pm
Event location Roulette • 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, 11217, NY, United States
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Join The Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein and Harvard Professor Shoshana Zuboff, author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power,” for an engaging discussion about the unprecedented form of power called “surveillance capitalism” and the quest by corporations to predict and control our behavior.

About the speakers:

Shoshana Zuboff is the author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power.” This powerful new work integrates her lifelong themes: the digital revolution, the evolution of capitalism, and their implications for humanity in the twenty-first century. Zuboff is Charles Edward Wilson Professor emerita, the Harvard Business School, and the author of the seminal “In the Age of Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power” and the influential “The Support Economy: Why Corporations Are Failing Individuals and the Next Episode of Capitalism” (with James Maxmin), along with many scholarly and popular articles.

Naomi Klein is a senior correspondent at The Intercept and the inaugural Gloria Steinem endowed chair of media, culture and feminist studies at Rutgers University. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, most recently of “The Battle for Paradise.” She has also written “This Changes Everything,” “The Shock Doctrine,” “No Logo" and “No Is Not Enough.”

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7 months agoAdd to Calender 2019-03-01 23:30:00 2019-03-01 23:30:00 The Rise of Surveillance Capitalism Join The Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein and Harvard Professor Shoshana Zuboff, author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power,” for an engaging discussion about the unprecedented form of power called “surveillance capitalism” and the quest by corporations to predict and control our behavior. About the speakers: Shoshana Zuboff is the author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power.” This powerful new work integrates her lifelong themes: the digital revolution, the evolution of capitalism, and their implications for humanity in the twenty-first century. Zuboff is Charles Edward Wilson Professor emerita, the Harvard Business School, and the author of the seminal “In the Age of Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power” and the influential “The Support Economy: Why Corporations Are Failing Individuals and the Next Episode of Capitalism” (with James Maxmin), along with many scholarly and popular articles. Naomi Klein is a senior correspondent at The Intercept and the inaugural Gloria Steinem endowed chair of media, culture and feminist studies at Rutgers University. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, most recently of “The Battle for Paradise.” She has also written “This Changes Everything,” “The Shock Doctrine,” “No Logo" and “No Is Not Enough.” https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-rise-of-surveillance-capitalism-ticket… Roulette America/New_York public Economic Justice #capitalism #privacy