Abolish Silicon Valley, with Wendy Liu and Carl Miller

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In this episode of the Intelligence Squared podcast, former Silicon Valley insider turned critic Wendy Liu speaks to Carl Miller about the myths and contradictions of the tech industry. In light of scandals like Cambridge Analytica and reports of degrading treatment of employees at Amazon warehouses, Liu asks us to radically reconsider the economic logic underpinning technology's development under capitalism. Her new book 'Abolish Silicon Valley' is out now: https://bit.ly/2SnwVka Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.

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