May 13, 2019
Technology writer Clive Thompson discusses his latest book, “Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World”. Topics Clive and Julia cover include:
- Why coders love efficiency so much
- Are there downsides to efficiency?
- Do coders have particular blindspots when it comes to human nature?
- What is a “10x Coder,” and why do people disagree about whether they exist?
- Does Clive still agree with his older book, “Smarter Than You Think,” which argued that technology is making us smarter?
- “Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World” by Clive Thompson
- “Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better” by Clive Thompson
- “The Real World of Technology” by Ursula Franklin
- “The Great Code: The Bible and Literature” by Northup Frye