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Your Call: How long will the current tech boom last?

July 2, 2015

David Talbot on KALW – (audio track)

http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-long-will-current-tech-boom-last

On the June 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the explosion of the tech industry. Billion dollar companies were once rare.  Today, there are more than 50 billion dollar companies in Silicon Valley, with more added every other week.

The tech explosion is gentrifying cities, raising property values and changing urban landscapes.  Will this latest tech boom lead to another bust? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:
David Talbot, journalist, and the author of Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love
Jason Benlevi, long time technology marketing communications professional in Silicon Valley and the author of TOO MUCH MAGIC: Pulling the Plug on the Cult of Tech…

Web Resources:
TIME: What Did We Learn From the Dotcom Stock Bubble of 2000?
Quartz: Facebook is now worth more than Walmart
Bloomberg: Uber Bonds Term Sheet Reveals $470 Million in Operating Losses
Huffington Post: Bay Area Poverty Rate Still Near Record High Despite Tech Boom
Salon: Why we hate the new tech boom
(more)

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Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love   Salon founder David Talbot chronicled the cultural history of San Francisco and from the late 1960s to the early 1980s when figures such as Harvey Milk, Janis Joplin, Jim Jones, and Bill Walsh helped usher from backwater city to thriving metropolis in “The Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love”

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