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How Spotify Tried to Take Over Podcasting—With Eric Silver

On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, a discussion of Spotify’s futile effort to dominate podcasts.

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How Spotify Tried to Take Over Podcasting with Eric Silver | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Eric Silver to discuss Spotify’s big plan to dominate podcasting, why it’s now pulling back from those efforts, and the difference between highly produced and more independent podcasts. Eric Silver is a podcast producer and head of development at Multitude.

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On this episode of Tech Won’t Save Us, I’m joined by Eric Silver to discuss Spotify’s big plan to dominate podcasting, why it’s now pulling back from those efforts, and the difference between highly produced and more independent podcasts. Eric Silver is a podcast producer and head of development at Multitude.

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Silicon Valley is Courting Gulf Monarchies to Fund AI w/ Nitasha Tiku | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of the Tech Won't Save Us podcast, Paris Marx is joined by Nitasha Tiku to discuss how US tech companies are flocking to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to fund their expensive AI ambitions.

Nitasha Tiku is a tech culture reporter at the Washington Post.

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