I’ve been interviewed by The Washington Post, USA Today, New York Magazine, Newsweek, Business Insider, Vox, The Verge, Gizmodo, CBC News, The Canadian Press, Al Jazeera, Euronews, Democracy Now!, Novara Media, and many others. I’ve also appeared on news programs, radio shows, and countless podcasts, including The Majority Report, Trashfuture, The War on Cars, Talking Headways, Ten Thousand Posts, and Delete Your Account.

For coverage about my book, Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation, visit this page.

After checking out my press and appearances, go back to the home page for more info on my writing and other work.


2022

  • CBC Spark (27/11/2022): A podcast interview about my book and tech solutionism.
  • El Universal (16/11/2022): Citation of my work on billionaire space futures.
  • Numerama (16/11/2022): Quoted on the problems with effective altruism.
  • Protocol (14/11/2022): Included on list of 10 people driving the future of mobility.
  • Them (11/11/2022): Quoted on Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition and what it means for queer and trans people.
  • Alpaca My Bags (09/11/2022): A podcast interview about my book and travel in Canada.
  • What Are You Working On? (09/11/2022): A podcast interview about my book and podcast.
  • The Guardian (02/11/2022): Quoted on Mastodon and Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition.
  • Darts and Letters (31/10/2022): A podcast interview about my book and the ideology of Silicon Valley.
  • The Flatlander (14/10/2022): Quoted on the mining necessary for EV production in Canada.
  • The Autonocast (12/10/2022): A podcast interview the failures of Silicon Valley to improve the transport system.
  • Washington Post (01/10/2022): Quoted on the failure of Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk air taxi company.
  • Euronews (19/09/2022): A news segment on the problems with the tech industry’s approach to transport.
  • Novara Media (10/09/2022): A wide-ranging video interview with Ash Sarkar about the false promises of the tech industry.
  • Salon (10/09/2022): Quoted in an article about longtermism and effective altruism.
  • Radio Študent (06/09/2022): A radio interview about my podcast and book.
  • Hyperallergic (06/09/2022): Quoted in an article about a car-themed exhibition at the Guggenheim Bilbao.
  • Team Human (31/08/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere and how the future of transportation imagined by our techno-benefactors is a collective dead end.
  • PressProgress (30/08/2022): Quoted in an article about UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith and crypto conspiracy theories.
  • Griftonomics (22/08/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere, the history of the automobile, and why Elon Musk is a grifter.
  • Texas Standard (19/08/2022): A radio interview about Elon Musk and what’s wrong with his future vision.
  • Talking Headways (18/08/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere, Uber’s war on workers, and Ursula K. Le Guin.
  • DigiLabour (18/08/2022): An interview about Road to Nowhere, the Californian Ideology, and many other critical tech topics.
  • Broadbent Institute (18/08/2022): Video of an Instagram Live conversation with Clement Nocos about Road to Nowhere.
  • New Books Network (16/08/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere, the history of transportation, and some of Silicon Valley’s attempts to disrupt the sector.
  • The Fresno Bee (12/08/2022): Commenting on what I wrote in TIME about Elon Musk’s opinion on the Hyperloop.
  • SFist (11/08/2022): Compares my critical TIME article to how the magazine named Elon Musk its Person of the Year seven months earlier.
  • Jalopnik (11/08/2022): Elon Musk’s biographer was asked to respond to my TIME article about Musk.
  • Big Issue’s BetterPod (10/08/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere and the politics of tech and transportation.
  • New York Magazine (09/08/2022): Quoted in a critical article about Elon Musk’s Boring Company.
  • The Independent (07/08/2022): Cited in an article about Marc Andreessen’s hypocrisy on building more housing.
  • Digital Void (03/08/2022): A podcast conversation about Road to Nowhere, electric cars, and how Silicon Valley sees the world.
  • North Untapped (29/07/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere and why tech’s transport ideas won’t work for Canada.
  • The War on Cars (28/07/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere and why we need to look beyond Silicon Valley’s transport solutions.
  • Gig Economy Project (26/07/2022): A podcast discussion about the Uber Files and Road to Nowhere.
  • CBC CrossTalk (26/07/2022): A radio interview about Road to Nowhere with local media.
  • WFMU Techtonic (25/07/2022): An interview about Road to Nowhere.
  • Trashfuture (19/07/2022): A podcast discussion about Uber’s war on workers and the Elon Musk-Donald Trump feud.
  • The Bottlemen (19/07/2022): A podcast discussion about the Rogers outage and telecom in Canada. [Paywalled]
  • franknews (19/07/2022): An interview about Road to Nowhere, the Silicon Valley mindset, and different visions for the future.
  • The Majority Report (15/07/2022): A video interview about Road to Nowhere and tech’s terrible transport plans.
  • The Breach Show (15/07/2022): Online video news interview about electric vehicles and mining in Canada.
  • New York Magazine (15/07/2022): A comment included in a roundup of responses to a recent article about Netflix.
  • This Machine Kills (07/07/2022): A podcast discussion of Road to Nowhere, the history of transportation, and what’s wrong with Silicon Valley’s approach to it.
  • The Anti-Dystopians (04/07/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere, automotive history, Tesla, and public transit.
  • CBC News (21/06/2022): Quoted in an article about Alberta’s embrace of the crypto industry.
  • Pullback (14/06/2022): A podcast interview about Road to Nowhere and Silicon Valley’s approach to transportation.
  • Streetsblog USA (10/06/2022): Quoted in an article about Apple CarPlay and car dependency.
  • Newsweek (09/06/2022): Quoted in an article about Apple CarPlay and distracted driving.
  • CBC As It Happens (08/06/2022) [Transcript]: A radio interview about Apple CarPlay and distracted driving.
  • Delete Your Account (05/06/2022): A wide-ranging podcast conversation on unions, crypto, electric cars, and Elon Musk.
  • Gravel Institute (26/05/2022): A well-produced video interview about electric vehicles and car dependency.
  • Kino Lefter (26/05/2022): A podcast discussion about Return to Space, a SpaceX and Elon Musk propaganda film on Netflix.
  • Trashfuture (23/05/2022): A podcast chat about Road to Nowhere and why adding new tech to cars isn’t going to solve the problems they created.
  • Jacobin Brasil (22/05/2022): A text interview about Tech Won’t Save Us and thinking critically about technology (in Brazilian Portuguese).
  • Ten Thousand Posts (03/05/2022): A podcast discussion about Elon Musk and his Twitter acquisition.
  • Nexo (01/05/2022): A text interview about the need to think critically about technology (in Brazilian Portuguese).
  • CBC NL St. John’s Morning Show (28/04/2022): A radio interview about Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter.
    • I was also interviewed by CBC NL’s Newfoundland Morning and Labrador Morning on the same topic.
  • The Rob Rousseau Show (26/04/2022): A Twitch chat about Elon Musk buying Twitter.
  • The Canadian Press (20/04/2022): Quoted in an article about the lack of free rapid tests in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Wealthsimple (28/03/2022): Selected as one of 30 must-follow accounts on crypto.
  • USA Today (25/03/2022): Quoted on Uber’s agreement with taxi companies in NYC.
  • CBC NL (21/03/2022) [also in French]: Quoted in an article on rural transit in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • The Verge (19/02/2022): Quoted in an article on the far-right in the Freedom Convoy.
  • Kino Lefter (07/01/2022): A podcast discussion about the new Spider-Man movie and the character’s evolution.

2021

  • Passage (30/12/2021): One of my articles was among the 10 articles Passage was most proud of publishing in 2021.
  • CBC NL St. John’s Morning Show (09/11/2021): A radio interview on Tech Won’t Save Us and critical perspectives on the tech industry.
  • The Korea File (02/11/2021): A podcast discussion about Squid Game and whether it was anti-capitalist.
  • 95bFM (29/10/2021): A radio interview on the metaverse and what it might mean for the future.
  • The Maple (15/10/2021): Quoted in a newsletter on creating a public alternative to Facebook
  • Trashfuture (04/10/2021): A podcast discussion on the UK Labour Party’s plan to use Ring cameras as part of its “tough on crime” agenda.
  • VOCM Morning Show (25/08/2021): A radio interview about proposed cuts to healthcare in NL and the role of technology.
  • 1/200 (11/08/2021): A podcast discussion about independent media, the political economy of tech, and utopian futures.
  • Democracy Now! (22/07/2021): An appearance to discuss Jeff Bezos’ trip to space and the private space industry.
  • This Machine Kills (22/07/2021): A wide-ranging podcast conversation on tech media, the politics of Bitcoin, Tesla, and much more.
  • The Rob Rousseau Show (22/07/2021): A Twitch chat about billionaires in space and why space should be for the people.
  • The Bottlemen (16/06/2021): A podcast interview on Newfoundland and Labrador politics and the Greene report.
  • Dense Discovery (26/05/2021): Provided five recommendations to help inspire critical thinking about tech for a newsletter.
  • Metaviews (13/05/2021): A video interview about left-wing tech policy.
  • Digital Void (19/04/2021): A podcast interview on tech criticism and labor in the gig economy.
  • Harbinger Society (24/03/2021): A podcast discussion on Newfoundland and Labrador and its Covid election.
  • The Bottlemen (20/03/2021): A podcast discussion on Canada’s telecom oligopoly and why it should be nationalized.
  • Eat the Rich (10/03/2021): A podcast interview about how Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world by building a monopoly and absuing workers.
  • Al Jazeera English (27/02/2021): Appearance on a news program about Australia’s news media bargaining code.
  • 49th Parahell (05/02/2021): A podcast interview on Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s worker exploitation, Prop 22, and the GameStop-wallstreetbets saga.
  • Champagne Sharks (01/02/2021): A podcast interview on the problems with digital nomadism, tech utopianism, and their libertarian histories.
  • New Left Radio (05/01/2021): A podcast interview about the problems with billionaires’ visions for life in space.

2020

  • Androids and Assets (21/11/2020): A podcast interview the issues of tech utopianism on the left and the need for what the hosts called “Partially Automated Comfort Communism.”
  • blob blob (15/11/2020): A curated list of articles, podcasts, and videos to think about better futures for the working class.
  • Arbejderen (29/10/2020): A commentary on an article I wrote about climate change. [Danish]
  • Het Nieuwe Instituut (17/09/2020): A video interview about nationalizing Amazon. (begins 28:30)
  • Unpacking the News (15/09/2020): A brief podcast appearance to promote Harbinger Media Network.
  • The Rational National (01/05/2020): A video interview about the problems with Canada’s public broadcaster and how they might be fixed.
  • The Chris Oldcorn Show (29/04/2020): A radio interview about automobiles and public transit.
  • CGTN America (22/04/2020): Appearance on a news segment about Amazon’s growth during the pandemic.

2019

2018

  • Vox (08/10/2018): Quoted for an article on tipping by Uber and Lyft riders.
  • Vox (01/10/2018): Quoted for an article on the problems with the gig economy.
  • Forbes Africa (22/03/2018): Quoted in an article on the issues with autonomous vehicles with a focus on Africa.

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