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Jim Zirin speaks with Nicholas Thompson.

In 1993, Louis Rosetto, co-founder of Wired, the monthly magazine covering emerging technologies, observed that, “the digital revolution is whipping through our lives like a Bengali typhoon.” Wired Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson focuses on the Russian Facebook and Twitter election abuses, and tells Jim that technological advances may have outpaced our ability to cope with them.

 

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Jim Zirin speaks with Joelle Fiss.

She tells how gypsy tribes in Europe have been victims of Nazi genocide, hate crimes, mass deportations and unspeakable violence. Her NGO, Human Rights First, has used the new media to call attention to their plight. 

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Jim Zirin speaks with David Kirkpatrick.

The author of the bestseller, “The Facebook Effect,” tells the true story of the development of Facebook which you didn’t get in the hit movie.

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Jim Zirin speaks with Isobel Coleman.

Who will Lose the battle in Iran, Khamenei or the Internet? Iran was so terrified of Twitter, it jammed the Net for a day and named Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as co-conspirators in political trials.

© Digital Age 2017