Silicon Valley and Beyond (with Meredith Broussard & Margaret O'Mara)

Galvin, Anne H.; Broussard, Meredith; O'Mara, Margaret

A historian and a data journalist, Meredith Broussard and Margaret O'Mara, explore the history and influence of Silicon Valley: how it came to be such an ascendent hub of technological innovation, and the limits of what the technologies produced there can do. Broussard and O'Mara consider what is distinctly American about the history of Silicon Valley, how popular myths about Silicon Valley square up with reality, and why it’s important for people to recognize that technology cannot solve all human problems.


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Academic Units
Heyman Center for the Humanities
Public Books 101: The Internet, 5
Published Here
January 26, 2021


Preferred citation:
Broussard, Meredith, Annie Galvin, and Margaret O'Mara. "Silicon Valley and Beyond." Public Books 101: The Internet, Podcast audio, August 17, 2020. http://www.publicbooks.org/podcast/#siliconvalley.