Rhys Lindmark
Jan 15 · 1 min read

This is the 3rd episode of MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative’s podcast on technology, society, and ethics called Grey Mirror (Soundcloud, Youtube, iTunes). Unlike Black Mirror, which only explores technology’s negative impacts on society, Grey Mirror explores technology’s negative and positive impacts on society.

Show Notes:

In today’s episode, I interview Renee DiResta, Director of Research at cybersecurity company New Knowledge. (Among many other things.) We chat about her recent report on Russia’s disinformation campaign and our weaponized information ecosystem more broadly. For links from this episode, see:

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Disclaimers: This interview is not investment advice. The views and opinions expressed in this article are my own and do not reflect my employer :). I own less than $5000 of any given cryptocurrency, so my monetary incentive is not too aligned with Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.

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Rhys Lindmark

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Head of Community and Long-Term Societal Impact at MIT Media Lab’s DCI. Shaping our exponential, fragile, and abundant context for good. Relentlessly curious.

MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative

News and ideas from the Digital Currency Initiative. Bringing together global experts in cryptography, economics, and distributed systems.

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