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The Digital Republic: One Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century

  • In today's episode of Cool Science Radio John Well's and Lynn Ware Peek's guests include:One of the leading intellectuals of the digital age, (01:29) Jamie Susskind, who has outlined a plan to bring unregulated technology back into check — his new book is The Digital Republic: One Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century. Then, two experts on food science and soil biology: (27:35) David Montgomery, a geomorphologist and professor at the University of Washington, and biologist and environmental planner, Anne Biklé, their new book is What Your Food Ate: How to Heal Our Land and Reclaim Our Health.
  • John and Lynn speak with one of the leading intellectuals of the digital age, Jamie Susskind in this episode of Cool Science Radio. Susskind has outlined a plan to bring unregulated technology back into check — his new book is The Digital Republic: One Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century.Jamie argues that these problems are not the fault of a few bad apples at the top of the industry. They are the result of our failure to govern technology properly.The Digital Republic charts a new course. It offers a plan for the digital age: new legal standards, new public bodies and institutions, new duties on platforms, new rights and regulators, new codes of conduct for people in the tech industry.