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The Adam Morgan Show is a weekly podcast featuring Adam Morgan, a software engineer, with commentary on current events, politics, and its influence on tech.
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May 26, 2016

Today my second guest and good friend Emily Miller joins me on the show irl. We discuss everyone’s hatred of Donald Trump, the corruption of Hillary Clinton, PC universities, libertarianism, and socialized healthcare. Basically everything.

May 19, 2016

Today I talk about the landscape of the job market in tech and who has the bargaining power in the company - recruiter - employee relationship. I also talk about how modern PC culture is an attempt at codifying manners and social interaction. Finally, is technology and the Internet a natural product of human beings?

May 12, 2016

Trump is the Republican nominee - are we finally starting to doubt our political system? Should America split up into 7 mega-regions? Are dogs sexually frustrated? I also discuss an argument I had on Twitter with Anil Dash and Facebook’s bias against conservative news.

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NY Times America regions article

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/17/opinion/sunday/a-new-map-for-america.html

Twitter argument with Anil Dash

https://twitter.com/atommorgan/status/729003529096945664

Facebook

http://gizmodo.com/former-facebook-workers-we-routinely-suppressed-conser-1775461006

Realities of Virtual Reality

http://www.wnyc.org/story/virtual-reality-turning-forest/

May 5, 2016

Today I discuss market failures and how they exist in the UFC and the NFL. I also discuss a new initiative for diversity in tech known as Project Include and why Asians aren’t considered a minority.

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Asian privilege

https://twitter.com/Mark_J_Perry/status/727876173426987008

Project Include

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/03/ellen-pao-freada-kapor-klein-and-others-form-tech-diversity-and-inclusion-war-room/

http://projectinclude.org/

 

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