Call-In Special: Where Technology Takes Us

Call-In Special: Where Technology Takes Us

By WNYC Studios

Notes from America

Wednesday, 16 November

For Hillary Clinton, that private email server was an Achilles heel. For Donald Trump, late night tweet-storms and the echo chamber of the alt-right were rocket fuel. And for American voters, the power of technology was inescapable.

Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's Note to Self, has seen the good, bad and ugly of tech this election cycle. Farhard Manjoo, New York Times technology columnist, joins her to look back on how social media shaped the Presidential race, and how companies like Twitter and Facebook are responding as vitriol and fake news flood our feeds. 

Plus Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, breaks down how digital privacy might look under the Trump administration.  

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