Internet Trolling: A People’s Philosophy

Who gets to define and label ‘trolls’? Will there be redemption for the comment section? Once touted as a hopeful platform for generative, democratic participation, many people now see online discussion as a cesspool of hatred and toxicity. Just how angry is the Internet? Yimin Chen (@Shinypants0) is a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of …

Dispatches from the campaign trenches

In the summer of 2016 after finishing his undergrad, Micah Richardson (@richardsonmicah) quit his job and joined a fellowship in the Hillary Clinton Campaign. He was stationed in New Hampshire, working in field operations, where he organized a volunteer organization with regular phone-banks and canvassing. In this podcast — a tiny dose of modern history …

The Podcasting Panel: Beginnings

On Friday, October 20, 2017, I hosted a panel discussion (in partnership with Innovation Works) for anyone interested in learning more about starting their own podcast. This discussion is produced and made available as a resource for anyone in the community thinking about joining the ranks of the ‘DIY broadcasters.’ Thanks to a great panel …

Terror of Agreement

Whose agenda is served when we all stop asking questions and finally just get along with one another?