Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Oct 18th 2020

This Week in Tech 793

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Hosted by Leo Laporte
Amy Webb and Cory Doctorow Fix All the Problems of Big Tech
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Amy Webb and Cory Doctorow Fix All the Problems of Big Tech

  • The dangers of dystopian thinking
  •  The dangers of utopian thinking
  •  Why we need an Office of Strategic Assessment vs why we need to break up monopolies
  •  Is the problem that the government can't write sensible regulation?
  •  Where should tech policy come from? Technologists? Smart people in government?
  •  Is the problem that the government lacks knowledge? Or that people in general lack knowledge? Or that they refuse to be knowledgeable?
  •  Bashing tech has become cool. Here's why that's dangerous.
  •  Lead in the water in Flint and binge drinking in Britain
  •  What is "The Problem" of Big Tech? Could we write a law to fix it?
  •  Should companies fear lawsuits?
  •  Is there a better way to make people and companies do things than regulation?
  •  Is California Prop 24 a step in the right direction?
  • is Inrupt a step in the right direction?
  •  Privacy as a luxury good
  •  Five Eyes, Japan, and Australia want to end encryption, but privacy is still important
  •  Happy Rosh Hashanah!
  •  We need more public intellectuals. But there is a danger in being intellectual. And Jewish.

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