Tech Tuesday: Racial Avatars, Online Inequity, Gadgets
The Internet has a reputation for being a great democratizer; private information, public forums, cat videos– it’s all at our fingertips. But this hour we’ll talk to an author who is worried that private companies and commercialization are replacing freedom and individuality. We’ll also hear about a troubling new study about video games and racial stereotypes.
- Brad Bushman, Professor of Communication and Psychology, OSU
- Astra Taylor, author of The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age
- Russell Holly, tech blogger for geek.com