Michael Kwet is a Visiting Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. His perspective of big data and corporate involvement in education invites us to reconsider our assumptions about analytics and automated education. This episode will get you thinking!
Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/032-Mike-Kwet-Final.mp3 | recorded September 2019
Mike’s profile: https://law.yale.edu/mike-kwet
Nominated papers (free to access):
- Kwet, M. (2018). Digital colonialism: US empire and the New Imperialism in the Global South. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3232297
- Kwet, M. (2017). Operation Phakisa Education: Why a secret? https://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/8054/6585
- Kwet, M. (2019). Smart CCTV networks are driving an AI-powered apartheid in South Africa. https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/pa7nek/smart-cctv-networks-are-driving-an-ai-powered-apartheid-in-south-africa
- Kwet, M. (2019). Digital colonialism: South Africa’s education transformation in the shadow of Silicon Valley. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3496049
- Kwet, M. (2019). In stores, secret surveillance tracks your every move. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/14/opinion/bluetooth-wireless-tracking-privacy.html
Nominated paper (may require payment):
- Kwet, M. (2019). Digital colonialism: US empire and the new imperialism in the Global South. Race & Class 60(4), https://doi.org/10.1177/0306396818823172.