You know you’ve always wanted to ride in a tugboat as it pushes around
a huge cargo ship, right? Well, that’s what we do in Episode 3. We go
inside working life on the San Francisco Bay to see how brutal
competition among shipping companies threatens the viability of the
small businesses that ply the waters. Meet a tugboat dispatcher, a
skipper, and the first female captain of an American freighter. It’s a
case study in how globalization works and our first look at the
challenges the port faces.
Author: Chris Aldrich
I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, theoretical mathematics, and big history.
I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.
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