EPISODE 23: TERMS OF SERVICE: THE ETHICS OF FOR-PROFIT TECHNOLOGY IN THE ARTS
As arts organizations shift toward using the internet as a primary platform for their work, they’ve become increasingly reliant on social platforms for increasing their reach and impact. But how does the pursuit of likes, hits, and retweets compromise more foundational values? Can arts organizations push to make the internet a more just and equitable place, even when they’re constrained by Terms of Service? On Episode 23 of “DISCOVERY,” we’ll unpack the ethics of for-profit technology and its implications for arts organizations.
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- Adriel’s recent paper, “Bigger than the Internet,” explores museums’ heightened dependency on the internet and the dangers of exploitative data collection practices on this new trend: drzzl.com/bigger
- Adriel is a part of the iLL-Literacy arts collective, which creates music and media to strengthen Black and Asian coalitions: ill-literacy.com
- Adriel is also a creative director of Bombshelltoe, a collaborative of artists and leaders from frontline communities responding to nuclear histories: bombshelltoe.com
- Keep up to date with the work Adriel is doing at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center: smithsonianapa.org