TEASER: Tech Won’t Save Transportation with Paris Marx

By July 28, 2022 Uncategorized

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In a new book, Paris Marx argues that Silicon Valley’s vision of our transportation future – from autonomous vehicles to flying cars – is a threat to basic notions of community and conviviality. Weaving connections between the early history of the automobile and the development of the personal computer in the 1970s and 1980s, Marx examines how the individualized view of transportation merged with the mythos of Silicon Valley to create a world that’s easily distracted by promises that this one cool innovation will finally solve traffic congestion. Paris Marx, the host of the podcast Tech Won’t Save Us, joins The War on Cars to discuss their new book.