The monopolization of information and other techs.
October 19, 2010 § Leave a comment
Jeffrey Toobin talks with Tim Wu, a professor at Columbia Law School and the author of “The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires,”
The tendency of tech to move toward monopoly. What does this tell us about how we might respond to climate problems? The desire for a solution requires taking management seriously. And that leads to seeing that for the tech to work, there must be tight coordination and the authority to override rules and interests.