3 episodes

A podcast on remarkable digital media

Not The Darkest Timeline Baldur Bjarnason and Tom Abba

    • Society & Culture

A podcast on remarkable digital media

    Ep. 2: The New York Times Snow Fall

    Ep. 2: The New York Times Snow Fall

    Episode 2: The New York Times Snow Fall. Nine years ago, the New York Times published a landmark multimedia feature by John Branch. This story ended up becoming one of the most influential articles in the history of interactive media.

    This episode was recorded over a year ago. Some of the references may seem odd or out of place.

    • 46 min
    Ep. 1: The Silent History

    Ep. 1: The Silent History

    Episode 1: The Silent History is a remarkable piece of work. Originally published in serialised form in 2012-13, it imagines a near-present generation of children born lacking any facility for speech or, by extension, communication of any kind. The form - daily instalments delivered to a subscriber's tablet/phone was not especially radical, rather the considered form of the app, and the potential for reader contribution enables it to stand out as a piece of digital-first literature. It is also the only entry Tom wrote solo for the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

    • 46 min
    Ep. 0: Introducing Not The Darkest Timeline

    Ep. 0: Introducing Not The Darkest Timeline

    Episode 0: Wherein we introduce the series and give you an overview of what the next few episodes will be about (we recorded two versions of the introduction - this is the second).

    • 39 min

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