#9 - Ryan Broderick - Manipulating memories, economics of extortion, asynchronous future | Curio

#9 - Ryan Broderick - Manipulating memories, economics of extortion, asynchronous future

63 mins | Sep 3, 2021

Your audio magazine curated by Ryan Broderick to help you sail into the weekend. This week, we’ve got a fascinating line-up of stories, including how technology can manipulate memories, untangling why China’s entrepreneurs are donating billions and exploring the secret economics of extortion. Ryan Broderick is a freelance journalist who has recently been published in outlets such as The Nation, The Verge, Eater, and Foreign Policy. He writes a newsletter about web culture and technology called Garbage Day and hosts a podcast about online platforms called The Content Mines. 00:01:04- Section 1 - Future Gazing - MIT Technology Review and Financial Times 00:19:57 - Section 2 - Deep Dive, Features - The Washington Post and 1843 00:44:20 - Section 3 - Conversation Starters - Financial Times and The Guardian

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