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The story of Samsung is like a Game of Thrones soap opera by Quentin Tarantino.

Episode 148

Apr 28, 2020

Guest: Geoffrey Cain
author of
Samsung Rising

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Joe McPherson

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About This Episode

The story of Samsung is like a Game of Thrones soap opera by Quentin Tarantino.

How is Samsung similar to North Korea?

  • Cults and cult-like organizations and government have formed in both Koreas from the 20th century

The Cult of Apple vs. The Cult of Samsung

How is Samsung tied to the history and identity of post-war South Korea?

How did a floundering grocery store become the world’s dominant computer chip maker?

Lee Keun-hee: playboy drug user to iconic successful chairman

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