After 9/11 we saw one of the most sophisticated surveillance apparatus the world had ever seen. And the surveillance that will come with the COVID-19 pandemic will be even bigger.
This will be under-the-skin surveillance. So we need to start conversations to figure this beast out and find a way forward.
This is precisely the reason this show exists.
The BM Show #009 // Juan Ortiz Freuler
In this episode I talk with Juan Ortiz Freuler. He is an Argentinian lawyer leading the Non-Align Technologies Movement (https://nonalignedtech.net). He’s also a former fellow at the Web Foundation. In this conversation we talk about the escalated arms race between the United States and China. Are we in a Digital Cold War? How are countries […]
The BM Show #008 // João Carlos Magalhães
This time in #TheBMShow I interview João Carlos Magalhães. He is a postdoctoral researcher in the project Platform Governance and Copyright in Berlin. This conversation is a continuation of the interviews with Ulises Mejias (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSlDRe1gVYU) and Nick Couldry (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk-yC9DF3mE). We cover data colonialism again, but we get more specific in the datafication of welfare systems […]
The BM Show #007 // Marta Peirano
This time I interview Marta Peirano. She’s a Spanish journalist, author and researcher who covers the intersection between technology and power. Her latest book (in Spanish) is called ‘El enemigo conoce el sistema’. We have a broad conversation covering different topics such as surveillance capitalism, data colonialism, disinformation and revolutions. But the goal behind this […]
The BM Show #006 // Lina Dencik
In this episode I talk with Lina Dencik, co-founder and director of the Data Justice Lab. We talk about surveillance in the workplace, the datafication of welfare systems, and how we’re constantly being rated. Watch the video interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zpdL77MDVY
The BM Show #005 // Raul Gallego Abellan
In this episode I talk with Raul Gallego Abellan. He is an award winning filmmaker who has covered some revolutionary events. In particular, I wanted to talk with him about the 2019 Hong Kong protests. He was there filming the event last year and he’s working on a documentary about that. Watch the video interview […]
The BM Show #004 // A conversation with George Lawson
In this episode I talk with George Lawson. He is the author of Anatomies of Revolution and a Professor of International Relations at ANU, having previously taught at LSE and Goldsmiths, University of London. This in an important episode, because this time with George I talk about revolutions. We talk about what makes revolutions work. […]