The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem - Film Screening + Q&A

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 5:45pm

Building 45 (MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing), 230
51 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Attend a free film screening for The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem, a new documentary that explains how a group of bored teenagers built an online community out of their shared loneliness but accidentally shattered consensus reality in the process.

Following the screening, the directors of film, Giorgio Angelini and Arthur Jones, will engage in a Q&A moderated by Gabriella Coleman (Harvard Department of Anthropology), an expert on the hacktivist collective Anonymous, and the author of Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous.

Co-presented by: Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC), MIT Anthropology, and MIT Philosophy

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures, Meetings/Gatherings, Community Event

Events By Interest

Academic, Arts/Music/Film, General

Events By Audience

Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Events By School

School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), School of Engineering (SoE), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), Sloan School of Management (Sloan), School of Science, Schwarzman College of Computing

Cost

free

Department
MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
Hashtag

#The Antisocial Network

Contact Email

serc@mit.edu

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