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Is Google so successful because it excels at building incredibly smart products? Or is it dominant in many markets because it stifles innovation and abuses its market power, as several antitrust lawsuits allege?
Rebecca, Mihir, and Felix discuss the merits of recent antitrust actions against the search giant. They also debate the promise of smart cities, and why Cisco and Google pulled back from their smart-city initiatives. Should we stop dreaming of living in smarter cities?
Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:
- City so Real (National Geographic)
- City Hall (PBS)
- Online exercise classes
- “The Composer Tyshawn Sorey Enters a New Phase” (The New York Times)
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