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Alissa Quart

Ep. 241

Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and author of Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream Alissa Quart helps us dispel the myth of the self-made man once and for all.

🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff explains why he believes we’ve hit peak billionaire mindset.

📖 Alissa Quart’s book, Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream, is now available.

About Alissa Quart:

Alissa Quart is the author of five acclaimed books of nonfiction including the forthcoming Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream (Ecco, 2023), Squeezed (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2018), Republic of Outsiders (The New Press, 2013), Hothouse Kids (Penguin Press, 2006), and Branded (Basic Books, 2004). She is the Executive Director of the non-profit the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and is also the author of two books of poetry, Thoughts and Prayers and Monetized. She has written for many publications including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and TIME. Her honors include an Emmy, an SPJ award, and received a Nieman fellowship. She lives with her family in Brooklyn.

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Ep. 243
Head of the AI and Media Integrity Program at the Partnership on AI (PAI) Claire Leibowicz, Tech Policy Press CEO and Editor Justin Hendrix, Betaworks CEO John Borthwick, and Douglas Rushkoff come up with guiding principles for the future of artificial intelligence on a live panel discussion recorded at Betaworks on Monday, April 3.🎙 In his monologue, Rushkoff announces a new MA program in Media Arts and Performance, for community-minded artist, media activists, and performers.📰 You can read Rushkoff’s monologue, Wanna Make Something Together, on Medium.About Claire LeibowiczClaire Leibowicz is the Head of the AI and Media Integrity Program at The Partnership on AI (PAI) and a doctoral candidate at Oxford. Claire has worked in AI and society for almost a decade, developing multistakeholder strategies, researching responsible AI, and informing technology practices and policies.Keep up with Claire LeibowiczWebsite | Twitter | LinkedIn | Partnership on AIAbout Justin HendrixJustin Hendrix is CEO and Editor of Tech Policy Press, a new nonprofit media venture concerned with the intersection of technology and democracy. Previously, he was Executive Director of NYC Media Lab. He spent over a decade at The Economist in roles including Vice President, Business Development & Innovation. He is an associate research scientist and adjunct professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Opinions expressed here are his own.Keep up with Justin Hendrix:📰 Tech Policy Press | Twitter | LinkedInAbout John BorthwickJohn Borthwick is CEO of betaworks. betaworks is a technology company that builds and invests in companies across the social, data driven media internet. Companies that betaworks has built include Giphy, Dots, bitly and Chartbeat. Betaworks also acquired and re-launched Digg and Instapaper. Prior to betaworks, John was Senior Vice President of Alliances and Technology Strategy for Time Warner Inc. John’s company, WP-Studio, founded in 1994, was one of the first content studios in New York’s Silicon Alley. John holds an MBA from Wharton (1994) and an undergraduate degree BA in Economics from Wesleyan University (1987). He sits on the board of WNYC and the New Museum.Keep up with John BorthwickBetaworks | Twitter | LinkedIn | Betaworks AI Camp: Argument