Max Chafkin on the Dangerous Intersection of Tech and Politics
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Max Chafkin, the author of The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power, to share a consistently shocking biography of Peter Thiel, as well as to shine a light on the disturbing history of Silicon Valley.
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Max Chafkin is a features editor and a tech reporter at Bloomberg Businessweek. His work has also appeared in Fast Company, Vanity Fair, Inc., and The New York Times Magazine. He lives in Queens, New York with his wife, the journalist Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, and their children.