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.
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.