1 hr 11 min

How US-China Rivalry Distracts from Tech Harms w/ Yangyang Cheng Tech Won't Save Us

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Paris Marx is joined by Yangyang Cheng to discuss the growing divide between the United States and China, and how nationalistic narratives distract us from a better understanding of tech in both countries.
 
Yangyang Cheng is a particle physicist and research scholar at Yale Law School. She’s written for the New York Times, The Guardian, The Nation, WIRED, and many others. You can follow Yangyang on Twitter at @yangyang_cheng.

Tech Won’t Save Us offers a critical perspective on tech, its worldview, and wider society with the goal of inspiring people to demand better tech and a better world. Follow the podcast (@techwontsaveus) and host Paris Marx (@parismarx) on Twitter, and support the show on Patreon.

The podcast is produced by Eric Wickham and part of the Harbinger Media Network.

Also mentioned in this episode:
Yangyang wrote about the myth of the TikTok spy and the US fixation on Chinese espionage for Wired.She mentioned the coming expiry of a science and technology agreement between the US and China. It’s been temporarily extended.Paris recently wrote about the benefits the US receives from the global footprint of its tech companies, and why that makes China look like a threat.Support the show

Paris Marx is joined by Yangyang Cheng to discuss the growing divide between the United States and China, and how nationalistic narratives distract us from a better understanding of tech in both countries.
 
Yangyang Cheng is a particle physicist and research scholar at Yale Law School. She’s written for the New York Times, The Guardian, The Nation, WIRED, and many others. You can follow Yangyang on Twitter at @yangyang_cheng.

Tech Won’t Save Us offers a critical perspective on tech, its worldview, and wider society with the goal of inspiring people to demand better tech and a better world. Follow the podcast (@techwontsaveus) and host Paris Marx (@parismarx) on Twitter, and support the show on Patreon.

The podcast is produced by Eric Wickham and part of the Harbinger Media Network.

Also mentioned in this episode:
Yangyang wrote about the myth of the TikTok spy and the US fixation on Chinese espionage for Wired.She mentioned the coming expiry of a science and technology agreement between the US and China. It’s been temporarily extended.Paris recently wrote about the benefits the US receives from the global footprint of its tech companies, and why that makes China look like a threat.Support the show

1 hr 11 min

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