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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 05.10.18

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday, May 9th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINE NEWS 1. Facebook’s Clear History Privacy Option: 2. Thousands of mobile apps for children might be violating their privacy 3. Fake WhatsApp downloaded by more than 1 million users 4. Half a million pacemakers need a security patch 5. Amazon Prime Video running at half the …

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ROBERT REICH – Labor Day 2028

In 1928, famed British economist John Maynard Keynespredicted that technology would advance so far in a hundred years – by 2028 – that it will replace all work, and no one will need to worry about making money. “For the first time since his creation man will be faced with his real, his permanent problem – how to use his freedom …

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The “iEverything” and the Redistributional Imperative

It’s now possible to sell a new product to hundreds of millions of people without needing many, if any, workers to produce or distribute it. At its prime in 1988, Kodak, the iconic American photography company, had 145,000 employees. In 2012, Kodak filed for bankruptcy. The same year Kodak went under, Instagram, the world’s newest photo company, had 13 employees serving 30 million customers. The …