“Alexa: Order me some cocaine.”
The Scotch Enlightenment

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In our first regular episode of The Scotch Enlightenment, Yaël Ossowski (@yaeloss) joins us for an hour full of society, economics and technology.

Our topics in this podcast include:

  • Why no one should trust a German solution for fake news.
  • Who is responsible if you order illegal drugs through your smart speaker?
  • If Bitcoin goes to pieces, it won’t really matter

Yaël is a well traveled cosmopolitan journalist based in Vienna. Check out his activities here:

  • His Blog yael.ca
  • The Innocents Abroad – A weekly podcast on life and society abroad with Yaël Ossowski and Todor Papić.
  • Devolution Review — A quarterly literary journal that features book reviews, short stories, nonfiction, poetry, personal narratives, interviews, and more. Its mission is to tell the stories of modern cosmopolitanism through the written word.
  • The Consumer Choice Center — The CCC empowers consumers to raise their voice in media, the Internet, and on the streets and facilitates activism towards a more empowered consumer.

Your hosts are Bill Wirtz (@wirtzbill) and Daniel Fallenstein (@deltafoxtrot) and the Scotch of this Episode is The Dalmore 12.