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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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Now displaying: April, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

My first book The Angular Tutorial is out! Available digitally and in paperback on Amazon. In this episode I provide some of the numbers behind self-publishing a book and what you can expect to receive as a royalty from sales. I also discuss what I believe to be one of the most overblown stories of the year, the Starbucks arrest.

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15% off The Angular Tutorial: https://www.softcover.io/buy/6335c999/the-angular-tutorial?code=adammorganshow

The Angular Tutorial on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1980891419?ref_=pe_870760_150889320

Starbucks: https://twitter.com/i/moments/985870737109069824

Boyan Slat: https://www.theoceancleanup.com/

Apr 18, 2018

This week’s guest is Arthur Sakamoto, a professor of sociology at Texas A&M. Arthur’s areas of interests include social stratification and inequality, economic sociology, Japan, and racial and ethnic relations. In our talk we focus on his field of sociology and socioeconomic attainment of Asian Americans.

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The Angular Tutorial: http://www.angulartutorial.org/

#14 Arthur Sakamoto on Paradigms in Sociology | Half Hour of Heterodoxy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7d5tb918DA

Arthur Sakamoto on academia.edu: http://tamu.academia.edu/ArthurSakamoto

Apr 11, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg begins his testimony to Congress about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. I give my thoughts on why this is all a spectacle and what regulation means for the future of competition for Facebook.

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The Angular Tutorial: http://www.angulartutorial.org/

Regents Park Police: https://twitter.com/MPSRegentsPark/status/974645778558980096

Zuckerberg monopoly: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/04/10/face-opoloy-zuckerberg-stumbles-when-asked-to-name-a-competitor/

Facebook contributions: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/04/04/facebook-gave-most-contributions-house-committee-question-zuckerberg-also-got-most-contributions-fac/486313002/

Apr 4, 2018

The shooting at YouTube HQ showed me how much of a missed opportunity live, grassroots news is for a company like Snapchat that brands itself as a camera company. Why not extend from that and be a distribution company for the content created with those cameras? The first death resulted from a self driving car. What’s the public’s tolerance for accidents with autonomous cars when humans create thousands of deaths per day?

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The Angular Tutorial: http://www.angulartutorial.org/

This Is What We Know About YouTube Shooter Nasim Aghdam: https://www.buzzfeed.com/mbvd/this-is-what-we-know-about-youtube-shooting-suspect-nasim?utm_term=.tkLp7G3GG#.umWlo0100

Uber crash shows 'catastrophic failure' of self-driving technology, experts say: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/22/self-driving-car-uber-death-woman-failure-fatal-crash-arizona

The Gender Pay Gap Actually Starts When We’re 14: https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/bjpvqz/the-gender-pay-gap-starts-when-were-14

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