January 10, 2021, 2:00 – 4:30 PM
JAN 10 - The Social Dilemma
This documentary-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.
Time & Location
This is a 4-week virtual lecture series using the Zoom platform. A series of four lectures about Norse Mythology over a four-week period.
About the Event
The Social Dilemma
We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen. Check out the trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaaC57tcci0&feature=youtu.be
Watch the movie on your own time on Netflix or join us from 2-3:30 pm to view it together via Zoom. Discussion will immediately follow the movie (or approximately 3:30 pm if you want to join for discussion only).
Moderator Robert Mejia is an Associate Professor of Communication at North Dakota State University. His scholarship explores how communication infrastructure and technologies affect society. In 2018, he was awarded the National Communication Association's Critical and Cultural Studies Division's emerging scholar award.