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Green Energy And All Things Tech With Alexis Madrigal

Hype rules in the tech world. Startups and industry giants tend to talk up their latest products and platforms as game changers while legitimately disruptive trends tend to lurk beneath the surface. We talk with journalist and author Alexis Madrigal about the challenge of putting tech stories in context.

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