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Technology, Power, and Resistance in the New Gilded Age: from the smartphones to AI

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Boston University • 111 Cummington Mall • Hariri Institute of Computing, Seminar Room • Boston

Please join Science for the People <https://scienceforthepeople.org/
for an exciting discussion on the social implications of technology. We'll be 
discussing the political implications on artificial intelligence and new 
technology with a politically and technically informed conversation. 
Featuring:

*Nicole Aschoff* <https://nicoleaschoff.com/>**- Editor of Jacobin 
Magazine <https://jacobinmag.com/>, author of "The New Prophets of 
Capital 
<https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22551900-the-new-prophets-of-capital>" 
(Verso 2015) and author of the forthcoming book "The Smartphone Society" 
(Beacon 2019) based on thisarticle 
<https://jacobinmag.com/2015/03/smartphone-usage-technology-aschoff>.

*Yardn Katz* <https://yarden.github.io/>- Systems Biology Fellow, 
Harvard Medical School, member of Berkman Center, and author of 
"Manufacturing the AI revolution" 
<https://yarden.github.io/publication/ai_revolution/>

*Ben Tarnoff* <http://www.bentarnoff.com/>- Columnist for Guardian 
Newspaper <https://www.theguardian.com/profile/ben-tarnoff>, organizer 
with Tech Workers Coalition <https://techworkerscoalition.org/>, founder 
and editor ofLogic Magazine <https://logicmag.io/>.

*Sponsored by:*Science for the People 
<https://scienceforthepeople.org/>- Boston,Logic Magazine 
<https://logicmag.io/>, Hariri Institute of Computing

The event will take place at the Boston University in the Hariri 
Institute Seminar Room located on the Cummington Mall 
<https://www.google.com/maps/place/BU+Hariri+Institute+for+Computing/@42.3489377,-71.1044839,18z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89e379f0c4e57a97:0xf082dcc3e210c53c!8m2!3d42.3489357!4d-71.1033896>.

Updated info at https://physics.bu.edu/~pankajm/techpanel.html or 
contact: pankajmehta AT protonmail.com <http://protonmail.com/>

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