Podcast of the Week: Understanding the China, Tech, and Trade Drama

Exponent episode 171, “An Intra-West Debate,” asks if the central debate of the trade war is to get more favorable terms for the west, or to fundamentally undo the east-west integration?

If tech itself is fundamentally free of values (think of it as a tool), while cultures inherently have values that they use tech for, how do we or don’t we co-exist when our cultural values conflict?

The utopian version of tech eating the world that Silicon Valley promised isn’t going to happen. This discussion explores these questions, where we go from here, and what it all could mean.