Tech Won't Save Us

“Sleep Dealer” and the Border Politics of Tech w/ Alex Rivera

July 15, 2021 Paris Marx, Alex Rivera Episode 69
Tech Won't Save Us
“Sleep Dealer” and the Border Politics of Tech w/ Alex Rivera
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Tech Won't Save Us
“Sleep Dealer” and the Border Politics of Tech w/ Alex Rivera
Jul 15, 2021 Episode 69
Paris Marx, Alex Rivera

Paris Marx is joined by Alex Rivera to discuss his 2008 film Sleep Dealer and how it imagined exploitative technologies being implemented in a future Mexico of hardened borders and limited migration.

Alex Rivera is a filmmaker and digital media artist whose work explores themes of globalization, migration, and technology. His feature films include Sleep Dealer and The Infiltrators. Follow Alex on Twitter as @Alex_Rivera.

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Tech Won’t Save Us offers a critical perspective on tech, its worldview, and wider society with the goal of inspiring people to demand better tech and a better world. Follow the podcast (@techwontsaveus) and host Paris Marx (@parismarx) on Twitter, support the show on Patreon, and sign up for the weekly newsletter,  ⚒️ THE HAMMER ⚒️.

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Show Notes

Paris Marx is joined by Alex Rivera to discuss his 2008 film Sleep Dealer and how it imagined exploitative technologies being implemented in a future Mexico of hardened borders and limited migration.

Alex Rivera is a filmmaker and digital media artist whose work explores themes of globalization, migration, and technology. His feature films include Sleep Dealer and The Infiltrators. Follow Alex on Twitter as @Alex_Rivera.

🚨 T-shirts are now available!

Tech Won’t Save Us offers a critical perspective on tech, its worldview, and wider society with the goal of inspiring people to demand better tech and a better world. Follow the podcast (@techwontsaveus) and host Paris Marx (@parismarx) on Twitter, support the show on Patreon, and sign up for the weekly newsletter,  ⚒️ THE HAMMER ⚒️.

Find out more about Harbinger Media Network at harbingermedianetwork.com.

Also mentioned in this episode:

Support the show (https://patreon.com/techwontsaveus)