Video | Sue Gardner - Visiting McConnell Professor 2021-2022

Sue Gardner is the Max Bell School's 2021-2022 McConnell Visiting Professor of Practice. Gardner is the executive director of The Markup; a special advisor and former director at the Wikimedia Foundation; and an expert on technology, media, gender, and digital freedoms. In this interview Gardner traces the story of the internet—from its idealistic beginnings to its present-day domination by big tech companies that seek to monetize and track every aspect of human life. Gardner’s perspective focuses on the ways Canadian policymakers can strike a better balance.





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