Laurie Segall of CBS News welcomes Sarah Frier, author of No Filter, and Anna Wiener, author of Uncanny Valley, to the 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Frier covered Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram. Working for start-ups in Silicon Valley, Wiener witnessed tech entrepreneurs who believed they were changing the world. The authors discuss how technology intersects with culture and shapes society as they reflect on women in tech.
About the Speakers
Bloomberg News senior technology reporter Sarah Frier wrote No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram, which won the 2020 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. NPR, The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, Forbes and The Washington Post named New Yorker correspondent Anna Wiener’s Uncanny Valley as one of 2020’s best books. Laurie Segall, a correspondent for 60 Minutes Plus and CBS News, founded Dot Dot Dot Media.