Episode 9

July 25, 2022

00:59:01

BetterHelp

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Show Notes

A woman with literally no water signs in her astrological chart through Pluto, Claire Rufin, joins me to throw away any chances I had at getting sponsored by BetterHelp! I'm working through a lot of my own understanding on the subjects in this episode, including how a CEO who is presumably worth millions of dollars would take to Reddit to address a complaints lobbied by a Youtuber named Memeology 101. Anyways, this episode is about privacy, employees' rights, and big data. I could not have formed my understanding on these subjects without Cathy O'Neill's Weapons of Math Destruction: AWESOME book! But yeah, I think this is a unique take on BetterHelp. Claire was great on this podcast, @claireannalee is her instagram, I'm cracking open a daiquiri with a paper straw in her honor tonight. 

Weapons of Math Destruction, Cathy O'Neill 2016

How Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit behemoth, suddenly imploded, Lance Williams, Reveal News Sep 2016

Are Workplace Personality Tests Fair?, Lauren Weber and Elizabeth Dwoskin, WSJ 2014

When Your Boss Makes You Pay for Being Fat, Leslie Kwoh, WSJ 2013

At Talkspace, Start-Up Culture Collides With Mental Health Concerns, Kashmir Hill and Aaron Krolik, NYT Aug 2020

Eat the Rich episode 90: Online Therapy Platforms

https://jezebel.com/the-spooky-loosely-regulated-world-of-online-therapy-1841791137

https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/privacynotincluded/betterhelp/

https://www.polygon.com/2018/10/4/17932862/betterhelp-app-youtube-sponsorship-controversy-explained

https://pitchbook.com/profiles/investor/461812-87#overview

https://medium.com/@alonmatas/when-betterhelp-found-itself-in-a-youtube-controversy-3fd472229a4e

https://www.betterhelp.com/privacy/

https://12ft.io/proxy?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rollingstone.com%2Fculture%2Fculture-features%2Fbetterhealth-app-astroworld-travis-scott-1255876%2F

https://www.betterhelporg.com/ ("Robust Reporting")

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