Ring True #3: On The Shoulders of Tech Giants
Ring True explores the role of politics, psychology, and tech giants in the spread of misinformation in science. The six-part miniseries will also examine how research, policymaking, and journalism help or hurt the spread of misinformation. In this episode, we look at the business models of tech giants – Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google – and their role in the mainstreaming of misinformation.
Cannot wait for the next episode? Read, watch or listen to some of the resources quoted in today's podcast.
Read Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Product, a book by Nir Eyal.
Also watch the documentary AlphaGo on Netflix about Google DeepMind's artificial intelligence algorithm that plays the board game Go.
Produced by: Tina Carmillia
Presented by: Caroline Oh