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Episode 1248

Tech chained to capital / Xiaowei Wang

Oct 21 2020

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Xiaowei Wang

Tech chained to capital, capital chained to tech.

Writer Xiaowei Wang examines the realities of information technology in service of Silicon Valley's capitalist ideology, and explores the possibilities of resistance, solidarity and connection that tech could provide all people under a new program.

Xiaowei is author of Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China's Countryside from Farrar, Straus & Giroux.