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Tech & Society with Mark Zuckerberg

Author: Mark Zuckerberg

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Follow along as Mark Zuckerberg hosts a series of conversations on the future of technology and society. He and his guests take on the biggest questions about tech's place in the world — along with the opportunities, challenges, hopes, and anxieties that come with it.
6 Episodes
Mark sat down with Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe, and Tyler Cowen, an economist at George Mason University, to discuss what drives progress and how to accelerate it. 
Mark sits down with Dr. Joe DeRisi and Dr. Stephen Quake, who lead the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a nonprofit research center that brings together scientists and engineers from Stanford, Berkeley, and UCSF. They talk about how technology is accelerating health research, the new advancements they’re most excited about, how to restore faith in science and what wearables will mean for the future of health.
Mark sits down with Stanford Law School Dean Jenny Martinez and Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman to talk about freedom of expression and governance. They’re both experts in constitutional law and Noah is an advisor helping define Facebook’s independent oversight board where people will be able to appeal Facebook’s content decisions. They talk about how the board members should be selected to ensure independence, what the scope of their decision-making should be, the importance of publishing their deliberations, and more.
Mark talks with Yuval Noah Harari, historian and author of Sapiens, Homo Deus, and 21 Lessons For the 21st Century. They discuss some of the most important topics surrounding the future of technology and society – like whether the internet is connecting or fragmenting communities, the different ways artificial intelligence could be developed, how algorithms will continue to impact people's lives, and why it’s so important that we don't store sensitive data in countries with weak rule of law or where governments can forcibly get access to that data.
Mark sits down with Mathias Döpfner — the CEO of the largest news publisher in Europe, Axel Springer — in Berlin. They answer questions like: What role does quality journalism play in building informed communities? What principles should Facebook use for building a dedicated area to surface more high quality news? They also talk about the privacy-focused vision Mark laid out for the future of social networking and his ideas for internet regulation.
Mark kicks off the series with Harvard Law Professor Jonathan Zittrain at Mark's alma mater. They cover everything from encryption and privacy to misinformation and future research area, all in front of a special audience — Zittrain’s students.
Comments (16)

David Sobe

Zuckerberg is too involved in trying to secure Yuval's endorsement for "Facebook is a valuable player in the rest of the 21st century" to actually address the concerns he raises. Zuckerberg comes across as what I always assumed him to be: the CEO of a billion dollar company afraid of being regulated out of profitability, not willing to admit that he is partly responsible for the the totalitarian fears surrounding AI.

Jul 23rd


Andrew Yang becomes the only logical choice to lead America (and by proxy the world) to a future that mitigates the hyper-inequality that this interview anticipates. I hope Mark lends his megaphone to Yang. These topics are not getting the attention they deserve in the mainstream media or by the politicians currently competing for the POTUS it seems to me. I urge anyone reading this to look into Andrew Yang. He has many (many) long form interviews that can be found on YouTube. #yang2020

Jul 9th
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paul lynch

Small hat subversion at it's finest...

Jul 1st

Gianpaolo De Biase

wow... real bad. Mark has a long way to go if he needs a new career as podcaster :)

Jun 5th

Rachel Flowers

I love that I stumbled on this podcast! Great topics and falls nicely in line with my studies today on ethics in research and medicine. I got excited when I heard the big question "who gets to decide?", such a good one and can and should be applied to so many areas. I really enjoy learning about topics that overlay industries, psychology and humanity in general. Nice work Mark! 🌻

May 23rd

Akshay Kumar

Are there any new episodes coming up?

May 13th

Jack Devlin

Who deleted my comments? I just wanna call Zucchini an alien in a public forum, is that so much to ask?

May 10th

Sean H

Nothing but corporate propaganda

May 4th


Already boring

May 1st


AI has come a long way

Apr 28th
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should do a podcast on the way technology can be used to spy users.

Apr 28th

Priya skr

Good start👏. Nice to hear from @mark about tech talk on podcast

Apr 28th
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