Description

In this groundbreaking new series hosted by Niall Ferguson and based on his bestselling book The Square and the Tower, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists and data analysts to explore the history of social networks.

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Description

In this groundbreaking new series hosted by Niall Ferguson and based on his bestselling book The Square and the Tower, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists and data analysts to explore the history of social networks.

    • EPISODE 1

    Disruption

    With the help of experts in network theory, Host Niall Ferguson untangles important issues including why social media networks polarize us, why some ideas go viral and why truth itself is at a disadvantage.

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    • 54 Minutes

    With the help of experts in network theory, Host Niall Ferguson untangles important issues including why social media networks polarize us, why some ideas go viral and why truth itself is at a disadvantage.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Winner Takes All

    By looking at lessons from Cold War history, George Orwell's 1984 and other sources, host Niall Ferguson tells the story of how a not-for-profit worldwide web shifted to become a highly profitable network controlled by a tiny elite.

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    • 54 Minutes

    By looking at lessons from Cold War history, George Orwell's 1984 and other sources, host Niall Ferguson tells the story of how a not-for-profit worldwide web shifted to become a highly profitable network controlled by a tiny elite.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Networld War

    With lessons from the fight against terrorism in Iraq to the rise of an internet-powered surveillance state in China, host Niall Ferguson shows how our democracies are under threat from forces that exploit the social networks we invented.

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    • 55 Minutes

    With lessons from the fight against terrorism in Iraq to the rise of an internet-powered surveillance state in China, host Niall Ferguson shows how our democracies are under threat from forces that exploit the social networks we invented.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 55 Minutes
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