As more than 150 announced communities offer pitches to be Amazon HQ2, Seattle Times economics columnist Jon Talton discusses living with the tech giant and the competition to be its second headquarters.

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On Thursday, Seattle Times economics columnist Jon Talton joined Atlanta Journal-Constitution business columnist Matt Kempner in a Facebook Live event to discuss Amazon and its search for a second headquarters.

Their conversation can be seen on My AJC, and on The Seattle Times Facebook page.

 Watch the replay here:

Topics they touched on:

What cities might likely be on Amazon’s list (including whether Atlanta might have a decent chance).

What it’s like to live in the tech giant’s company town. The good and the bad.

What kind of jobs might be offered at Amazon HQ2.

Whether multibillion-dollar government incentives for Amazon HQ2 are a good thing.

To get a sense of the communities competing to be Amazon HQ2, here’s an interactive map:

Before and after the discussion, catch up on the latest coverage about Amazon and Amazon HQ2.

Here are a few of the many Seattle Times stories on Amazon:

Thanks to Amazon, Seattle is now America’s biggest company town

Amazon’s army of robots: job destroyers or partners?

Amazon plans to build second, ‘equal’ headquarters outside Seattle

Seattle leaders look to push ‘refresh’ button with Amazon for ‘a new relationship’

As cities ready HQ2 bids, Amazon should plan civic investments too, community groups say