[LACryptoparty] After Disruption @ UCLA - April 12

Tim Schwartz tim at timschwartz.org
Tue Apr 2 14:28:51 GMT 2019

LA Cryptoparty + README are hosting an event at UCLA next week! 


After Disruption: A two-part event exploring worker-centered futures and the rise/demise of platform systems.

Friday, April 12, 2019, 7pm
UCLA Broad Arts Center, EDA
RSVP required: p <https://pretix.eu/readme/right-to-repair>retix.eu/readme/after-disruption <https://pretix.eu/readme/after-disruption>
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Part One: Understanding the Landscape
7:00 - 8:30 pm
A conversation on Big Tech, the future of labor, and how systems have successfully been co-opted in the past. Guest speakers include:

Cory Doctorow, Special Advisor to the Electronic Frontier Foundation
Dr. Britt Paris, Researcher at Data & Society
Dr. Sarah T. Roberts, Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Information Studies
Saba Waheed, Research Director at the UCLA Labor Center

Part Two: Envisioning the Future
8:30 - 9:30 pm
A collaborative, participatory workshop led by README <https://readme.gseis.ucla.edu/> and LA Cryptoparty <http://crypto.la/> where audience and speakers join together to re-imagine how platforms function.

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This event has been made possible with the generous support of the UCLA Information Studies Department, the UCLA Design Media Arts Department, and LA Cryptoparty. Our flyer was designed by Karly Wildenhaus <https://karly.wildenha.us/>, with a photograph from @allekto <https://twitter.com/allekto>.

For additional information, please check out the README event page. <https://readme.gseis.ucla.edu/2019/03/31/join-us-april-12-after-disruption/>
Food will be provided. Please contact us directly with any questions!

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