If you’re in the Bay Area next week, join us for the filming of our third episode of Ars Technica Live, a monthly interview series with fascinating people who work at the intersection of tech, science, and culture. We’re meeting on Wednesday, June 15 in Oakland, California from 7 to 9pm for a discussion with journalist Sarah Jeong about online harassment and what technologists can do about it.
Filmed before a live audience in Oakland tiki bar Longitude (located on 347 14th Street), each episode of Ars Technica Live is a speculative, informal conversation between your fine hosts Annalee Newitz and Cyrus Farivar and an invited guest. The audience—that would be you—is also invited to join the conversation and ask questions. These aren’t soundbyte setups; they are deep cuts from the frontiers of research and creativity.
This month’s event is about online harassment, trolling, and cleaning up Internet garbage. Guest Sarah Jeong is a Poynter Fellow in Journalism at Yale and the author of the book The Internet of Garbage. She writes for magazines and newspapers about the overlap between policy, tech, and the law.
Doors are at 7pm, and the live recording is from 7:30 to 8:00pm (be sure to get there early if you…