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Series: Valley Drag

Every week it seems the latest company to come out of the Valley is just reinventing a public service and privatizing it in a way that creates higher disparity. Each week Cristian and Tim will talk about the latest startups, and why they’re harmful.

Valley Drag Episode 5: Cryptocurrencies

Valley Drag Episode 5: Cryptocurrencies
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This week on Valley Drag, we take a look at Cryptocurrencies. Show Notes: Terms: Cryptocurrency – just money whose transactions are secured by encryption. Blockchain…

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Valley Drag Episode 4: Content Policy

Valley Drag Episode 4: Content Policy
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This week on Valley Drag we talk about Twitter’s new content policy and Russian ads on social media in the last election cycle. Show Notes:…

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Valley Drag Episode 3: Bigoted Machine Learning

Valley Drag Episode 3: Bigoted Machine Learning
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This week on Valley Drag we talk about machine learning and how peoples own biases can be used to create machine learning algorithms that are…

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Valley Drag Episode 2: The One About Media And Stuff

Valley Drag Episode 2: The One About Media And Stuff
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This week on Valley Drag, we try to drag centralized media services and federated media services. But honestly we just end up dragging ourselves. Show…

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Valley Drag Episode 1: 🔥 Weed Startups 🔥

Valley Drag Episode 1: 🔥 Weed Startups 🔥
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This week on Valley Drag, we talk about weed startups and how them trying to displace traditional ways of purchasing drugs can further harm communities…

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Valley Drag Episode 0: Bodega

Valley Drag Episode 0: Bodega
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This week on Valley Drag, we talk about bodega. Bodega is a new startup aimed at disrupting the bodega market. We basically just drag this…

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