"Should that be?" Is not usually a question technologists ask, says Caterina Fake. The Flickr co-founder investor says most entrepreneurs and engineers would ask, " Can exist?" could it exist, how can we get funding for it to exist? These are the talks "We've been discussing technology over the past 15 to 20 years."
But this tech narrative continues to evolve, with Fake WIRED this week's gadget lab podcast talking about brainstorming, optimism, and changing the world Reality where technology can do as much harm as good, cracks show, and suddenly Fake says, "People ask, 'Whoa, what did we do, is that what we really wanted to build?'" This question was the genesis of her own podcast " Should this exist? ", a WaitWhat original series created in collaboration with Quartz [1
This week, Fake also rolls with IBM's use of Flickr A database that can be used to train facial recognition algorithms Could Fake or other entrepreneurs who developed new products in the early 2000s foresee the compulsive photo-sharing culture that we now live in? Yes … but also, no.  Show Comments : This week, we also talked about the tragic crash of the Ethiopian Airlines, Elizabeth Warren's call to break up Big Tech, and Apple's upcoming media event.
Additional Note : The Gadget Lab Team of WIRED recorded this podcast before news of a mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, was broadcast live on the Internet at least 49 people were killed. WIRED will continue to follow this story.
Recommendations : Caterina recommends Lost Time: Proust lectures in a Soviet prison . Arielle recommends the "Death Clock" extension for Chrome, which reminds you of your mortality. Mike recommends Esther Perel's Podcast Where do we start? Lauren recommends the new HBO documentary The Inventor: In the Blood of Silicon Valley Twitter feeds. Our guest, Caterine Fake, can be found this week at @ caterina . Arielle Pardes can be found at @ pardesoteric . Lauren Goode is @ laurengoode . Michael Calore can be found at @ snackfight .
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