Episode 3.08 Juice up the Weird Edges of the Ecosystem

The ethics of buying technology, and the ethics of using technology to replace workers.

In which we start by looking at how to think about buying new phones… And then pivot into a discussion of major economic transitions. Like robots.

Before You Go

The Atlantic’s new Notes (blogging) section, with “comments” via email. Perhaps particularly relevant to our listeners is their response to Chris’ email. Note that they followed up a couple days after the episode was recorded with a personal email noting that they’d launched



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