Periodic Tables: Stop the Internet, I Want to Get off… or Maybe...

    Periodic Tables: Stop the Internet, I Want to Get off… or Maybe Not

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    When:
    Jan 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    2018-01-16T19:00:00-05:00
    2018-01-16T20:00:00-05:00
    Where:
    Motorco Music Hall
    723 Rigsbee Ave
    Durham, NC 27701
    USA
    Cost:
    $5
    Contact:
    Duke Initiative for Science & Society

    As we all know, the internet is a mixed blessing: instant access to knowledge comes with worries about privacy, information overload, truth and verifiability. Where do we get our news? Where should we? Is it safe to use a debit card online  And now even the instant access may not be so instant—how will the rollback of net neutrality affect us personally?

    Ken Rogerson is an associate professor of the practice in Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.  He is the director of the Policy Journalism and Media Studies Certificate program. He currently teaches and does research on technology policy, news media and international communications.

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    Alexis Allston
    I'm a fall editorial intern here at Durham Magazine. I'm a sophomore Media and Journalism major at UNC, with a concentration in reporting. I love writing for the Daily Tar Heel and playing softball in my free time!