Is Data Threatening our Democracy?

Is Data Threatening our Democracy?

Yael Eisenstat joins Nick to discuss how social media is affecting democracy and what it could mean for the upcoming elections.

Yael Eisenstat

Yael Eisenstat

Visiting Fellow at Cornell Tech’s Digital life Initiative
betaworks

As a former CIA Officer and National Security Advisor at the White House, Yael tackles the intersection of ethics, tech, and democracy with her years of experience working with governments, tech companies, and investors. She was the former head of elections integrity operations for political advertising at Facebook, and now works at Betaworks, a startup studio and seed stage venture capital company in New York.

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