Silicon Valley Series: Ethics and Influence
Covering Silicon Valley censorship, the problem with social media community standards, and Google’s partnership with authoritarian societies.
Who Has the Widest Censorship Reach in Human History?
When tech companies take measures to crush the very dialogue they once needed to grow — reaching a point where they have amassed the widest censorship reach in human history — it’s time to sit down and have a serious conversation about Silicon Valley. Read
The Curse of Silicon Valley’s Community Standards
Silicon Valley community standards for social platforms are dangerously subjective. Shireen Qudosi shares the disturbing similarities she finds between tribal community standards that justify violence and digital community standards that allow for psychological violence. Read
Google is Teaming Up With Chinese Authorities
A look at why Google is teaming up with Chinese authorities. In a series exploring Silicon Valley’s disturbing reach and influence over the everyday lives of Americans, Shireen Qudosi discusses Google’s odd partnership with China. Read