Big questions and provocative conclusions about technology and culture, hosted by The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson.Season 2 Episode 6In a special bonus episode, computer scientist and data journalist Meredith Broussard explains how “technochauvinism” derailed the dream of the digital revolution.
Weekly conversations with leading journalists and thinkers to make sense of the history happening all around usEpisode 70The midterms were over a week ago, but a number of races have yet to be called. In Florida, the senate and governor elections have both come down to a recount, and accusations of vote-tampering are flying.
Alex Wagner talks with Atlantic staff writer Isaac Dovere to understand what’s going on, and then turns to two veterans of the last such debacle: Mark McKinnon, chief media adviser for George W. Bush's 2000 campaign and Jeremy Bash, national security issues director for the Gore campaign.
They discuss winning the narrative, butterfly ballots, and landing to a “cloud of chads.”
A weekly conversation between editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the figures shaping societyEpisode 23Today, we bring you the second episode of our new show Crazy/Genius, hosted by Atlantic staff writer Derek Thompson. In this episode, Derek asks if Amazon – which may soon be the first trillion-dollar company in the history of the world – has become a dangerous monopoly threatening the U.S. economy.