Go ahead: take a look at all the data companies like Google and Facebook have accumulated about your life. Your mind will be blown. Dylan Curran, the tech consultant whose expose of his own data became a viral sensation will show you how to find your own data, and more importantly, how to delete it.
As Director of the Centre for Social Media Analysis, Jamie Bartlett has observed a slow, dangerous decline in our both our adherence to the ideals of democracy, and our belief in the system's ability to work for everyone in our society. And he points to the internet and new technologies as the cause -- but it's not to late to change course. In his new book, "The People Vs. Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (And How We Can Save It)," Bartlett both diagnoses our ailing democracy and prescribes necessary for a society in danger.
There are ways to reduce gun violence in America, that we can all agree on. As an emergency room physician, an NRA member, and one of the nation's foremost gun researchers, Dr. Garen Wintemute has devoted much of his career to finding evidence based solutions. The Violence Prevention Research Program at UC Davis, which Dr. Wintemute leads, has come up with guidance for doctors and legislators on how to take consensus action to reduce mass shootings, suicides, and all types of violence committed with firearms.
While Congress struggles to grill, Molly McKew shares the questions Facebook's CEO should be called to the carpet on -- and her answer to why the US has failed to adequately respond to Russia's 'final solution' in Syria.
Amidst the continuing failure of Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform or provide funding for the President's border wall, the drug crisis in America continues unabated. In his new book, "Our 50 State Border Crisis: How the Mexican Border Fuels the Drug Epidemic Across America," Howard Buffett shines a light on the humanitarian crisis happening at the border -- and the implications of failed border policy for every state in America.