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Episode 3 – “Networld War”

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Episode 3 – “Networld War”

Looking at the fight against terrorist networks in Iraq, Russian attempts to divide Americans through social media and the rise of an Internet-powered surveillance state in China, Ferguson shows how our democracies are under threat from outside forces that seek to weaponize the social networks that we invented. He warns of a coming “networld war” that the West may not win.
S1 E3 Length 55:37 Premiere: 3.16.20

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Niall Ferguson’s Networld

About Niall Ferguson’s Networld

From the Reformation and 17th century witch-hunting, through the American Revolution and to the nightmare visions of Orwell’s 1984, Ferguson explores the intersection of social media, technology and the spread of cultural movements.

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Episode 3 – “Networld War”

S1 E3 Length 55:37 Premiere Date 3.16.20

Episode 2 – “Winner Takes All”

S1 E2 Length 55:37 Premiere Date 3.16.20

Episode 1 – “Disruption”

S1 E1 Length 55:26 Premiere Date 3.17.20

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