George Packer: Technology and Inequality

Technology and Inequality with George Packer - Conversations with History

George Packer; Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Conversations Host Harry Kreisler welcomes New Yorker staff writer George Packer for a discussion of the impact of Silicon Valley on society and politics. Topics covered include: the implications of technology for the status of the American worker, for American culture, and for economic inequality. Amazon and the consequences of its business model for the publishing industry are discussed. President Obama's response to the 2008 economic crisis is also analyzed.

Key Words: Writers, Journalists, Technology
George Packer
Publication date: 
March 18, 2014
Publication type: 
Conversations with History