During the past decade, widespread optimism for what technology could accomplish turned into a backlash against Silicon Valley and what it has spawned. Social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter hold enormous power over our economies and lives, but nobody is quite sure how to rein in the companies. In their new book, “System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot,” three Stanford University professors from different fields spell out exactly what has gone wrong and offer ideas to hold the powerful accountable in meaningful ways.
‘System Error’ Describes What's Wrong with Big Tech
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Rob Reich, professor, political science, Stanford University
Jeremy Weinstein, professorf, political science, Stanford University
Mehran Sahami, professor, School of Engineering, Stanford University