Why does every institution feel so broken? Why would newspapers sacrifice their credibility to suppress something like the lab leak theory? Why does it feel like small differences of opinion so quickly turn into hate? Martin Gurri saw it all coming. The CIA analyst predicted Trump, Brexit, WallStreetBets, BLM, the Yellow vests, and believes all of these movements are connected by a single force: THE INTERNET. The printing press transformed humanity in the 1400s, but Gurri argues that we are now living through a more radical transformation. One that is just beginning. Gurri's
As someone who has been interviewed for fifty years, including a marathon yesterday, really it depends on the show. I'm a lousy interview. Even in print I have to rewrite everything. Like Prufrock, all my wit is the esprit d'scalier, and I probably spelled that wrong too. The people yesterday let me go back and modify statements, revise. Bari Weiss, a print person, almost missed her true calling. She is an excellent live interviewer.
I listened to Gurri on another show and found him to be an intellectual lightweight. 30 min of my life I’d like back