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Apr 8, 2016

Author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity
 
Interview starts at 28:24 and ends at 42:21
 
The people who are throwing rocks at the Google bus, they’re on to something. The understand something. We should listen. And we can reconfigure, we can optimize, reprogram our economy to help everybody—That’s extremely optimistic. I put myself on the hopeful side of the equation right now. 
 
Intro
Elon Musk unveils Tesla Model 3 (YouTube) - March 31, 2016
 
News
“Was Horace and Pete” even Television?” by Ian Crouch at The New Yorker - April 6, 2016
“The next hot job in Silicon Valley is for poets” by Elizabeth Dwoskin at The Washington Post - April 7, 2016
“The inside story of how Amazon created Echo, the next billion-dollar business no one saw coming” by Eugene Kim at Business Insider - April 2, 2016
 Jeff Bezos’s 2015 Letter to Shareholders (PDF)
“Kids Are Practicing Their Reading Skills to Soothe Shy Shelter Dogs” by Anna Gragert at My Modern Met - February 24, 2016
 
Interview with Douglas Rushkoff at South By Southwest
Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity
Rushkoff at The Commonwealth Club
 
Content
Horace and Pete 10 episodes by Louis C.K., available for purchase
Summer Doorways: A Memoir by W. S. Merwin
“Alexa, Good Morning!” (Try it yourself.)
 
Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD. 
 
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