Unnecessary Evil — Big Tech & Surveillance Capitalism

Published on
November 12th, 2019
33 minutes

Unnecessary Evil — Big Tech & Surveillance Capitalism

The Essential Conversation ·
Featuring Rana Foroohar

Published on: November 12th, 2019 • Duration: 33 minutes

Rana Foroohar, global business columnist and associate editor for The Financial Times, discusses her upcoming book "Don't Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles -- and All of Us." Foroohar charts the course of a twenty-year progression in Silicon Valley from the utopian vision of the dot-com bubble to today's dystopian reality, focusing on data surveillance, regulatory & cognitive capture, and monopoly capitalism. Hosted by Vincent Catalano. Filmed on October 29, 2019 in New York.