In this week’s podcast we talk to Alec MacGillis, a reporter for ProPublica that has just written a book that considers Amazon’s dominance and what it means for wealth of American cities and people called Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America.
Then, we listen to a panel discussion from the Betalab: Fix The Internet program at Betaworks on the regulation of social media that features Yaël Eisenstat, Jason Kint, and Marietje Schaake.
Justin Hendrix is CEO and Editor of Tech Policy Press, a new nonprofit media venture concerned with the intersection of technology and democracy. Previously, he was Executive Director of NYC Media Lab. He spent over a decade at The Economist in roles including Vice President, Business Development & Innovation. He is an associate research scientist and adjunct professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Opinions expressed here are his own.