Regulations, Society, Technology

FT: Big Tech should hit the reset button

In case you missed it, there is a good piece on on how tech companies are mis-managing the rising discontent with their power written by Rana Faroohar. Some highlights: The Fangs — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google — are having a crisis that encompasses the cognitive, the political and the economic. Activists, regulators and even some […]

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Society, Technology

FT: “Let’s get geeks into government”

Gillian Tett has a good piece on about Brett Goldstein, a former executive at OpenTable, who left the tech world for local government in Chicago out of a desire to get more involved socially. Notes Tett: Fifteen years ago, Brett Goldstein seemed to be just another tech entrepreneur. He was working as IT director of […]

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