​#1150 The Price of Free (Silicon Valley and Big Data)

Air Date: 12–5-2017

Today we look at some of the hidden ways that big tech is influencing our lives personally and societally

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The intersection of big data, targeted advertising and elections - Le Show - Air Date 11-26-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Shhhame (Instrumental Acoustic) - PC-ONE

Ch. 4: Act 2: Throwing rocks at the Google bus: Rethinking how we design technologies and business - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 9-23-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  There Is Something Wrong - Mystery Mammal

Ch. 6: Act 3: The lifecycle of an economy built on monopolies - We the Podcast with Rep. @keithellison - Air Date 10-1-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Lacrima D'esperide - Damiano Baldoni

Ch. 8: Act 4: Zeynep Tufekci: We're building a dystopia just to make people click on ads - @TEDTalks - Air Date 11-17-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Like Music (cdk Mix) (ft. Phasenwandler) - cdk

Ch. 10: Act 5: Baratunde Thurston: We can choose how we design our built and digital environments - Thinking Cap - Air Date 9-14-17


Ch. 11: Me Too - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 12: Equality actually lifts all boats - Zach from Atlanta

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 13: Final comments on the need for both an individual and social push against the coming tech monopolies dystopia

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Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions Free Music Archive

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • Laura Smith
    commented 2017-12-12 23:39:00 -0500
    Super episode!!! Great commentary by Alan and Jay at the end.
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