Historian and author Niall Ferguson returns to The Agenda to discuss his new book "The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, From the Freemasons to Facebook." Ferguson explains the significance of social networks and how they have challenged the power of hierarchical institutions throughout history. He also discusses the outsized role companies such as Facebook have had on our lives.
Episode:
The Power of Networks; Questions About Privacy
Aired:
Feb 07, 2018