7 episodes

Open World is a fiction anthology podcast about how science and technology serve as a backdrop for imagining a better future, helping us envision the positive influence that science and tech can play in a real tomorrow.
Hosted & produced by award winning podcasters Keisha “TK” Dutes and Rose Eveleth, each episode speaks to the pressing concerns of our times through love, friendship, community, compassion, and sustainability.

Open World Flash Forward Presents

    • Science Fiction
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Open World is a fiction anthology podcast about how science and technology serve as a backdrop for imagining a better future, helping us envision the positive influence that science and tech can play in a real tomorrow.
Hosted & produced by award winning podcasters Keisha “TK” Dutes and Rose Eveleth, each episode speaks to the pressing concerns of our times through love, friendship, community, compassion, and sustainability.

    ED7A93 - Pink Carnation

    ED7A93 - Pink Carnation

    Today’s episode is about how to connect when everything is disconnected.
    This episode features "ED7A93 - Pink Carnation," originally published by HEXADEC on June 29, 2020, followed by a conversation with Wil Williams and Anne Baird. "ED7A93 - Pink Carnation" was written, produced and sound designed by Wil Williams.

    Credits:

    Anne Baird - Emery

    Katie Youmans - Kimbra


    ✨Open World is a partnership between Philo's Future Media and Flash Forward Presents, hosted by TK Dutes and Rose Eveleth, produced by Brittani Taylor Brown and mixed by C. The intro music is Dorica by  BlueDot Sessions. Additional music by T.H. Ponders. ✨

    Sponsors:


    Better Help: Take charge of your mental health with the help of an experienced professional. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/openworld. 



    Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/openworld.



    Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/openworld.



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    • 59 min
    This Planet Needs A Name

    This Planet Needs A Name

    Today’s episode is about giving everything up and leaving it all behind. This episode features four installments from This Planet Needs a Name, originally published in December 2019 and January 2020, followed by an interview with the creator Evan Tess Murray.
    This Planet Needs a Name, was created by Evan Tess Murray. Original composition, sound design, and audio engineering are by Trace Callahan. Characters were developed in collaboration with their actors:


    Caroline Mincks as Zahava


    Evan Tess Murray as Zei


    Trevor Bean as Mandry


    Alexander Doddy as James


    Alexander Endymion Hernandez Diaz as Cyrus


    Sawyer Greene as Quill


    More info & show notes

    ✨ Open World is a partnership between Philo's Future Media and Flash Forward Presents, hosted by TK Dutes and Rose Eveleth, produced by Brittani Taylor Brown and mixed by C. The intro music is Dorica by BlueDot Sessions. Additional music by T.H. Ponders. ✨

    Sponsors:


    Better Help: Take charge of your mental health with the help of an experienced professional.Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/openworld.



    Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/openworld.



    Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/openworld.



    Tavour: Tavour is THE app for fans of beer, craft brews, and trying new and exciting labels. You sign up in the app and can choose the beers you’re interested in (including two new ones DAILY) adding to your own personalized crate. Use code: openworld for $10 off after your first order of $25 or more.

    • 57 min
    Deeplight

    Deeplight

    Today’s episode is about light, darkness, change, conservation and choices. Featuring the WORLD DEBUT of Deeplight, by Stephanie Spence. 

    Deeplight Credits:

    Writer and creator: Stephanie Spence


    Sound Design: Sadah Espii Proctor


    Voice actor for Halo: Vyn Vox


    Voice actor for Kite: Julia Schifini



    More info & show notes

    ✨ Open World is a partnership between Philo's Future Media and Flash Forward Presents, hosted by TK Dutes and Rose Eveleth, produced by Brittani Taylor Brown and mixed by C. The intro music is Dorica by BlueDot Sessions. Additional music by T.H. Ponders. ✨

    Sponsors:


    Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/openworld.



    Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/openworld.



    Tavour: Tavour is THE app for fans of beer, craft brews, and trying new and exciting labels. You sign up in the app and can choose the beers you’re interested in (including two new ones DAILY) adding to your own personalized crate. Use code: openworld for $10 off after your first order of $25 or more.

    • 51 min
    Robot and Crow

    Robot and Crow

    Today’s episode is all about public health and inter-species friendship. Featuring an original audio drama adaptation of “When Robot and Crow Saved East St. Louis” by Annalee Newitz, adapted by T.H. Ponders, followed by an interview with the author and adapter.

    🚀 full show notes & more this way 🚀

    Cast:

    Robot — Julia Morizawa


    Kayla — Taylor Hosking


    Kiki — Aya Lane


    Tami — Keisha TK Dutes


    Bey — Ana O'Daniel


    Jeremy — C.


    Jed — Annalee Newitz


    Guard — T.H. Ponders


    Dr. Singh — Tau Zaman



    ✨ Open World is a partnership between Philo's Future Media and Flash Forward Presents, hosted by TK Dutes and Rose Eveleth, produced by Brittani Taylor Brown and mixed by C. The intro music is Dorica by BlueDot Sessions. Additional music by T.H. Ponders. ✨
     
    Sponsors:


    Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/openworld.



    Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/openworld.



    Tavour: Tavour is THE app for fans of beer, craft brews, and trying new and exciting labels. You sign up in the app and can choose the beers you’re interested in (including two new ones DAILY) adding to your own personalized crate. Use code: openworld for $10 off after your first order of $25 or more.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    60 Minutes through Space

    60 Minutes through Space

    Today’s episode is all about space, family, and Afofuturism. Featuring 60 Minutes Through Space, and a conversation with Adetola Abdulkadir and Safiyah Cheatam.

    🚀 This episode features 60 Minutes Through Space, originally published by Obsidian Podcast on 10/28/2019. 
    60 Minutes Through Space was written and produced by Adetola Abdulkadir and Safiyah Cheatam, with Sarah Espii Proctor as the Sound Designer. 

    Narrated by Nichole Marie as Atiena Walker, 

    Radiance Ware as Maya Walker, 

    Jaylen Smith as Amar Walker, 

    Lorenzo Jones as Kevin Walker, 

    Hector Tolentino as George Wellor, 

    Dwight Smith as Trevor, 

    Caroline Unger as the Overhead Announcer. 



    Music includes Lemon Lime by Brevyn, Love is Like the Sun by The Dogon Lights, and Come Right Here by Tendinite. 🚀

    ✨Open World is a partnership between Philo's Future Media and Flash Forward Presents, hosted by TK Dutes and Rose Eveleth, produced by Brittani Taylor Brown and mixed by C. The intro music is Dorica by BlueDot Sessions. Additional music by T.H. Ponders. More info here.✨

    💸 Sponsors:


    Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/openworld.



    Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/openworld.



    Tavour: Tavour is THE app for fans of beer, craft brews, and trying new and exciting labels. You sign up in the app and can choose the beers you’re interested in (including two new ones DAILY) adding to your own personalized crate. Use code: openworld for $10 off after your first order of $25 or more.

    • 48 min
    The City We Became

    The City We Became

    Welcome to the first episode of Open World, featuring a reading by the incredible NK Jemisin, and a conversation with her and Glitch CEO Anil Dash. We talk cities, hope, and why tech people should read better sci-fi.
    This episode features a reading from The City We Became, by NK Jemisin, scored by T.H. Ponders.

    ✨ Open World is a partnership between Philo's Future Media and Flash Forward Presents, hosted by TK Dutes and Rose Eveleth, produced by Brittani Taylor Brown and mixed by C. The intro music is Dorica by BlueDot Sessions. Additional music by T.H. Ponders. ✨
    Sponsors:


    Shaker & Spoon: A subscription cocktail service that helps you learn how to make hand-crafted cocktails right at home. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/openworld.



    Tab for a Cause: A browser extension that lets you raise money for charity while doing your thing online. Whenever you open a new tab, you’ll see a beautiful photo and a small ad. Part of that ad money goes toward a charity of your choice! Join team Advice For And From The future by signing up at tabforacause.org/openworld.



    Tavour: Tavour is THE app for fans of beer, craft brews, and trying new and exciting labels. You sign up in the app and can choose the beers you’re interested in (including two new ones DAILY) adding to your own personalized crate. Use code: openworld for $10 off after your first order of $25 or more.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

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Hope

I think we all need some hope right now especially about the future and this is an amazing pod to give it to you

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Beautiful

A really lovely and resonant podcast. Great sound design and heartfelt conversations

Shimshon Obadia (they/them) ,

One episode in an I’m already hooked!

Thank you for the stories, the hope, and the good vibes this podcast shakes into my eardrums!

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