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Paris Marx
Tech Won't Save Us
Silicon Valley has a solution for everything, but who do its ideas really serve? Every Thursday, Paris Marx is joined by a new guest to critically examine the tech industry, its thought leaders, and the worldview it spreads. They challenge the notion that tech alone can drive our world forward by showing that separating tech from politics has consequences for us all, especially the most vulnerable. But if tech won't save us, what will? This podcast isn't simply about tearing tech down; it also presents radical ideas for tech designed for human flourishing instead of surveillance,...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 173 ratings
Brilliant and direly needed
Paris Marx hosts thoroughgoing yet accessible dialogues with interesting people, mostly authors of topical books. They discuss and critique tech and its associated obsession with growth and control. Importantly, they explore direly needed alternatives for extractive business models, neoliberalism...Read full review »
marcsteen via Apple Podcasts · Netherlands · 05/22/21
Interesting and informative
Great interesting discussions about tech and politics
ShaunStreeper via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/09/21
One of few podcasts that I truly wish more people listened to. Paris attracts a consistently high caliber of guest to speak about the tech industry with true, deserved criticism that is grounded in real issues and ethics.
grantisagrant via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/22/21
Recent Episodes
Paris Marx is joined by Avi Asher-Schapiro and Maya Gebeily to discuss how Facebook isn’t fully enforcing its ban on conversion therapy in Arabic, what that means for LGBTQ people in Arabic-speaking countries, and how social media has become a battleground. Avi Asher-Schapiro is a journalist...
Published 06/17/21
Paris Marx is joined by Legacy Russell to discuss how glitch feminism challenges existing ideas of what constitutes the body and the effects of having those conceptions embedded within our technological systems. Legacy Russell is the associate curator of exhibitions at The Studio Museum in...
Published 06/10/21
Paris Marx is joined by Richard Barbrook to discuss how the Californian Ideology illustrated the neoliberalism of Silicon Valley, whether it’s still relevant in the present, and how games can be used for political purposes. Richard Barbrook is the author of “Imaginary Futures: From Thinking...
Published 06/03/21
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