The Making of Silicon Valley — with Margaret O’Mara

Margaret O’Mara, a professor of history at the University of Washington, joins Scott to discuss how tech has and will continue to shape the economic map of the US, as well as the importance of public investment in the tech sector. Follow Professor O’Mara on Twitter, @margaretomara.

Professor O’Mara’s book recommendation: The Republic for Which It Stands

Scott opens with his thoughts on Amazon and Google’s advantage over Facebook, specifically when it comes to digital advertising.

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