Zero to CEO: How to create a censor-free zone to share ideas with Bill Ottman

In this episode of Zero to CEO, I have an engaging conversation with technologist and entrepreneur Bill Ottman, who passionately discusses creating a censor-free zone for sharing ideas. We explore his concerns about privacy and censorship on major platforms, and his co-authorship of “The Censorship Effect,” a paper on how censorship can fuel radicalization. Bill introduces ChangeMinds, a groundbreaking deradicalization initiative, and questions the effectiveness of de-platforming in curbing hate speech. We delve into the significance of social media’s impact on discourse filters, and why open-source platforms should be the future. This eye-opening episode emphasizes the importance of free discourse and the need for a more inclusive, censor-free world of ideas.

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Jason Sherman