Welcome to the Priv8 podcast hosted by Derek E. Silva. Tune in for a weekly dose of commentary on privacy, technology, and freedom in the digital age.
Digital Rights and Social Media in Africa with Gbenga Sesan
Host Derek E. Silva joins Gbenga Sesan, the Executive Director of Paradigm, a pan-African social enterprise working on digital inclusion. They take a deep dive into the unique role of social media in Africa, Internet freedom, and why technology can’t fix inequality online.
Future of Web3 and the Battle for Data Sovereignty with Greg Osuri
What is the future of Web3? Host Derek E. Silva joins Greg Osuri, Founder and CEO of Akash Network, the open-source, decentralized cloud. They take a deep dive into the future impact of AI, overcoming the challenges of distributed networks, and the battle for data sovereignty.
How Technology Affects Criminal Justice and Human Rights with Rebecca Wexler
How does technology affect our democracy and government? Host Derek E. Silva joins Rebecca Wexler, Professor of Law at UC Berkeley. They take a deep dive into the criminal justice system, the power imbalance caused by predictive technologies, and human rights in the digital age.
Human Rights and Building the Internet for Everyone with Dragana Kaurin
What happens when we design with equity in mind? Derek E. Silva joins Dragana Kaurin, a human rights researcher and Founder of The Localization Lab, an organization fighting for equal access to information. A deep dive into building the Internet for everyone, and the privacy issues surrounding digital identity.
The Creator Economy and the Future of Programmable Money with Avichal Garg
Listen to a new episode of Priv8 Podcast! Derek E. Silva joins Avichal Garg, Co-founder, and Partner at Electric Capital, an early-stage venture firm. A great conversation on the rise of the creator economy, privacy-first technologies, and the future of programmable money.
Taiwan's Digital Democracy and How They Hacked the Pandemic with Audrey Tang
This week we feature a special episode from Priv8's digital privacy summit with The New York Times’ Kara Swisher. She joins Taiwan's Digital Minister Audrey Tang to discuss lessons learned from Taiwan's unique response to the pandemic that successfully protected the population while preserving privacy and democracy.
Love your show Alex!
Amazing first show!
Nice job Alex! It’s a great first show with a great first guest. Keep it up and make sure at some point you interview someone relating Oliver north! - your friend from college Mark Schwartz