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Kara Swisher - Munk Dialogue

Veteran technology journalist and New York Times contributing opinion writer, Kara Swisher joins us for a conversation on the rise of Big Tech and Silicon Valley after COVID19.

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The question we are all starting to ask ourselves is what will the world look like post-COVID-19? How will this global pandemic change everything from our politics to our culture to global affairs? Veteran technology journalist Kara Swisher joins us for an insightful conversation on the rise of Big Tech and Silicon Valley after COVID19.

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"We've seen we need big tech desperately in a pandemic situation to operate our society. And it only further solidifies their strength and further takes away the ability of regulators to control them and the appetite to control them."

Kara Swisher

"We've seen we need big tech desperately in a pandemic situation to operate our society. And it only further solidifies their strength and further takes away the ability of regulators to control them and the appetite to control them."

Kara Swisher is the co-founder and editor-at-large of Recode, producer and host of the Recode Decode and Pivot podcasts and co-executive producer of the Code Conference series. She is also a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times.

Swisher co-founded Recode and, before that, co-produced and co-hosted The Wall Street Journal’s “D: All Things Digital” conference series (now called the Code conference) with Walt Mossberg starting in 2003. It was, and still is, the country's premier conference on tech and media, with interviewees such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, the Google leadership, Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey and many other leading players. She and Mossberg were also the co-executive editors of a tech and media Web site, AllThingsD.com, founded in 2007.

Swisher is also the author of aol.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads and Made Millions in the War for the Web, published by Times Business Books in July 1998. The sequel, There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle and the Quest for a Digital Future, was published in the fall of 2003 by Crown Business Books.

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