Tue, 17 December 2019
On today's show, Ramesh Srinivasan (@rameshmedia) joins us to discuss his book, 'Beyond the Valley: How Innovators around the World are Overcoming Inequality and Creating the Technologies of Tomorrow.'
On today's show: The New York Times' treachery against Cenk Uygur. Meghan McCain says it's her job to analyze politics, not ethics.
Ramesh Srinivasan (@rameshmedia) joins us to discuss his book, 'Beyond the Valley: How Innovators around the World are Overcoming Inequality and Creating the Technologies of Tomorrow.' Tech companies like Facebook and Google have an increasing amount of power over people's lives. Mining citizens' data is enormously profitable, but what does the average citizen have to show for it? In this book, Srinivasan examines the disconnect between tech elites and users and lays out the case for a more democratic approach to information technology.
On the fun half: Steve King gets trolled by fake Christian-hating Starbucks owner on Twitter. YKS pranks MAGA chuds. Chilean cops suppress Telesur news team covering protests in Santiago. Ilhan Omar: "Yes, I am a radical!" Rudy Giuliani says Yovanovich was removed from Ukraine post because she was funneling money to Soros. Nazi photo posted to US military's official social media accounts. Trump tries to impress Kristi Noem, governor of South Dakota. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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