The Listening Post

Genocide in Gaza: Enabled by AI, powered by Big Tech

Artificial intelligence has unleashed terror in the killing fields of Gaza.

The algorithms that Big Tech designed – and the genocide they assisted. The Listening Post explores how Israel’s killing campaign of Palestinians has relied on artificial intelligence to choose its targets. A dystopian nightmare serves as a marketing campaign for technology flawed by design, and deepens the global digital divide.

Sophia Goodfriend – Researcher, Duke University
Mona Shtaya – Digital rights scholar
Matthew Mahmoudi – Researcher, Amnesty Tech
Sebastian Ben Daniel – Journalist, +972 Magazine

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Truth to power in wartime Ukraine

Three years into Ukraine’s war with Russia, journalists are feeling the pressure. Where once investigative outlet was relied on to expose Russian war crimes, they’re now undergoing Soviet-style surveillance by security services for exposing corruption in Ukraine.

Yaroslav Yurchyshyn – Ukrainian Member of Parliament and chair, Freedom of Speech Committee
Natalia Ligachova – Editor-in-Chief, Detector Media
Maria Zemlyanska – Investigative journalist, Bihus.Info
Denys Bihus – Founder, Bihus.Info