Trebor Scholz, Hal Plotkin and Jutta Treviranus on Platform Cooperativism!
This is Quantization!
Hi, we are Arezoo Talebzadeh and Kaveh Ashourinia and this is our podcast on inclusion.
Arezoo: Quantization is an independent project with support of Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University.
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Kaveh: Welcome to the fifth episode of quantization.
In this episode Trebor Scholz is in conversation with Hal Plotkin and Jutta Treviranus on Platform Co-op.
First let’s start with our guests.
Jutta: Hi There, Are you there?
Kaveh: It was Jutta Treviranus.
Jutta is the founder and lead figure of the Inclusive Design Research Centre. The main focus of her practices is to help insure that emerging connected systems and practices are designed for the full range of human diversity. She is hosting this episode.
Hal Plotkin! Hal is senior open policy fellow at Creative Commons, USA, journalist, radio producer and social activist.
And finally, Trebor Scholz!
Trebor is a scholar-activist and Associate Professor at The New School in New York City. The most important part of his activities for this episode is his leading role at the platform cooperativism.
At the time of recording this episode, Trebor was in Berlin, Hal was in California and jutta was in our studio in Toronto. We used combination of different platforms for recording the conversation.
Platform cooperativism is a growing term and active movement. If you haven’t heard or faced the term yet, you will be soon. For this episode, we have invited Trebor scholz, the leading part of the movement, to talk about platform cooperativism.
Kaveh: This is season one, called Signal. Episode Five, platform cooperativism.