Could Decentralized Reputation Systems Help Fix Chokepoint Capitalism? | Highlights from Episode 4
Cory Doctorow and Ben Goertzel discuss the current negative “Chokepoint Capitalism” trend, and then speculate on whether a decentralized reputation system might provide any sort of solution.
Jim Rutt Explains How Game B “Parasitizes” Game A | Highlights from Episode 5
Jim Rutt explains how “Game B” can “parasitize” resources from “Game A” through a “semi-permeable membrane” and describes the benefits of doing so.
Cory Doctorow & Ben Goertzel Discuss “Big Data Advantage” | Highlights from Episode 4
Cory Doctorow and Ben Goertzel discuss the “big data advantage” argument & how Amazon, Facebook and other large networks often use customer data in a way that constitutes anti-competitive practices.
Cory Doctorow on Opening Up the Chokepoints on Creative Markets | Highlights from Episode 4
Cory Doctorow explains how corporate “chokepoints” hurt both creators and consumers and also why stronger copyright enforcement mechanisms only make the problem much worse.
Grace & Desi Explain "Chokepoint Capitalism" | Highlights from Season 1 Finale
Grace Robot and Desdemona Robot explain the recent book "Chokepoint Capitalism" by Cory Doctorow and Rebecca Giblin about how multimedia conglomerates collude to take advantage of creators.