Friend or foe? Take a look at our need to be connected and the dangers that tag along.


The Inside Story of Instagram

Sarah Frier

Simon & Schuster, 2020

How Big Tech Got Bigger

Alex Hern

The Guardian, 2020

The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Shoshana Zuboff

Public Affairs, 2018

Understanding the New Rules of Language

Gretchen McCulloch

Riverhead, 2019

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The Existential Threat of Big Tech

Franklin Foer

Penguin Press, 2017

On one side: Amazon. On the other: a new alliance of brands and platforms. Who will win?

Elizabeth Paton and Vanessa Friedman

The New York Times, 2020

Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation

Andrew Marantz

Viking, 2019

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C. Thi Nguyen

RoyIntPhilosophy, 2019

A vital connection for the Chinese diaspora, the app has also become a global conduit of Chinese state propaganda, surveillance and intimidation. The United States has proposed banning it.

Paul Mozur

The New York Times, 2020

The company’s founder says in an interview that he wants it to be “a window” on the world. A Republican senator says it is a “Trojan horse.”

MIchael Schuman

The Atlantic, 2020