Franklin Foer: The Existential Threat of Big Tech


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Free for 1787 Society Members • $10 Members, teachers & students • $18 Non-Members

Franklin Foer, national correspondent for The Atlantic, explores how tech platforms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Google have transformed the way we think and produced a new culture of misinformation that is trampling values such as privacy, autonomy, and individuality. Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates.

Copies of World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech by Franklin Foer will be available for sale in our Museum Store before and after the program. NEW! Program attendees can now pre-order books by featured Town Hall speakers with a 25% discount when registering. Pre-ordered books will be available for pickup at registration upon arrival.

Event Type: 
Information Science/Computing