Paris Marx

Podcast Host, Tech Critic and Author
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Paris Marx is a Canadian tech critic and host of the award-winning Tech Won't Save Us podcast. He writes Disconnect and is the author of Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation. His work and commentary is regularly published in major publications and he speaks internationally about the politics of technology.

 

 

Sessions

The Backlash to the AI-Fueled Data Center Boom

Paris Marx

Summary
Generative AI is all the rage, but it’s very computationally intensive. To power their AI fantasies, cloud providers are planning a significant expansion of data centers, but their material costs are fueling a growing backlash. How much computation do we actually need to build a better world?
Business models
Climate crisis
AI
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"Tech won't save us" live: Paris Marx & tante

tante, Paris Marx

Summary
In "Tech won't save us" Paris Marx speaks to experts to dissect the tech industry, the powerful people at its helm, and the products and services it unleashes on the world. At re:publica, Paris Marx will be joined by tante for a live session. Tune into their conversation via rp:audio.
Data
Digital rights
Civil Society
Conversation
English
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