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Conor Friedersdorf (The Atlantic, Byliner) and Alex Schmidt (alexandraschmidt.com)

Alex and Conor kick off their conversation by talking about the evolution of Internet comment sections. Alex explains why she goes out of her way to use less technology than she could. Should the government mandate energy efficiency? Conor and Alex have a surprisingly intense debate about whether or not Los Angeles has pleasant weather, leading Conor to claim, in an assertion of Golden State pride, that California does more to shape the national culture than New York. And they conclude by discussing whether iPods have changed the way we listen to music for the worse.

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Recorded:Mar 20    Posted:Mar 21, 2012
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Friedersdorf | Mar 21, 2012 | Conor Friedersdorf & Alex Schmidt

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