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To Make Big Tech Better, Make It Smaller

Decreasing the salience of tech’s errors is as important as reducing its prevalence

Back in 2018, Frank Pasquale published “Tech Platforms and the Knowledge Problem,” in which he proposed a taxonomy of tech reformers: Some of us are “Jeffersonians” and others are “Hamiltonians.” (In 2018, this was a very* zeitgeisty taxonomy!)

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