Orly Lobel (USD): Coase and the Platform Economy (“This Chapter analyzes the ways in which digital platforms such as Uber and Airbnb are perfecting the deal and lowering transaction costs”). Frank A. Pasquale (Maryland): Tech Platforms and the Knowledge Problem. Delete your account: Leif Weather on the theory of platform capitalism. John M. Newman (Memphis): Silicon Valley Rhetoric: Three Myths Debunked. Google and Facebook’s “kill zone”: “We’ve taken the focus off of rewarding genius and innovation to rewarding capital and scale”. The prosperity of the US has always depended on its ability to harness economic growth to technology-driven innovation — but right now Big Tech is as much a part of the problem as it is a part of the solution.