104 episodes

A show from WFMU about our shift to a digital future. Mark Hurst interviews creators and thinkers about technology, community, videogames, and whatever else is next.

Techtonic with Mark Hurst | WFMU Mark Hurst and WFMU

    • Technology
    • 4.7 • 38 Ratings

A show from WFMU about our shift to a digital future. Mark Hurst interviews creators and thinkers about technology, community, videogames, and whatever else is next.

    Listener questions from Jun 17, 2024

    Listener questions from Jun 17, 2024

    Mark answers listener questions about AI, robots, and whether we should throw our phones in the river.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's comments"

    The New Existentialists - "Last Days of the Internet" [Thanks to DJ Mike in Brooklyn!] [0:55:01]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/141077

    Mark Schatzker and "Food, Inc. 2" from Jun 10, 2024

    Mark Schatzker and "Food, Inc. 2" from Jun 10, 2024

    Ultra-processed food w/Mark Schatzker and "Food, Inc. 2"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Mark Schatzker" [0:08:31]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:47:01]

    Sir Robert Orange Peel - "TikTok is frying my brain" [0:54:41]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/140831

    Matt Warwick guest hosts Techtonic: What's the best robot? from Jun 3, 2024

    Matt Warwick guest hosts Techtonic: What's the best robot? from Jun 3, 2024

    Johnny 5 - "."

    BMO - "."

    Conky 2000 - "."

    Wall-E - "."

    Bender - "."

    Gumby Robots - "."

    T-1000 - "."

    SAM The Wake & Bake Morning Show Computer

    K9 - "."

    Iron Giant - "."

    Transformers OLD ONES

    Mr. Roboto - "."

    Crow T. Robot

    ROOMBA

    Paulie's Robot - "."

    Robbie Junior - "."

    Mechanical Turk - "."

    Fuureal - "."

    Nanobot

    Alpha 5 - "."

    Furby - "."

    Rosie the Robot - "."

    Ottoman - "."

    Mr. Machine - "."

    Robot from Lost In Space - "."

    Pepper the Social Robot - "."

    Crying baby Dolls - "."

    Gigantor - "."

    Replicant??? - "."

    Tobor The Great - "."

    Dingaling Fireman - "."

    Master Cylinder - "."

    Thermostat - "."

    NEW TRANSFORMERS - "."
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/140615

    We should all switch to Linux from May 27, 2024

    We should all switch to Linux from May 27, 2024

    We should all switch to Linux

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Peter" [0:08:43]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:45:52]

    Highly Effective People - "Under Surveillance" [thanks to Evan "Funk" Davies] [0:54:26]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/140361

    What's eating Google? from May 20, 2024

    What's eating Google? from May 20, 2024

    What's eating Google? Exploring Google's descent into AI madness.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Hurst & Ottsc - "I Won't Google That" [0:54:30]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/140133

    Chris Gilliard on what AI is really for from May 13, 2024

    Chris Gilliard on what AI is really for from May 13, 2024

    Chris Gilliard on what AI is really for

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's Intro"

    - "Interview with Chris Gilliard" [0:03:22]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:39:05]

    Hurst & Ottsc - "AI" - Spameater [0:52:45]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/139898

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Snacks201 ,

The best

Honestly, this is one of the best shows I’ve ever listened to. I usually listen to it on WFMU and am blown away by the raw reality, truth and overall informative nature of this podcast. Mark is a phenomenal host and interviewer and you can tell he is extremely intelligent in the best way possible. Two Thumbs up!!!

Jason McClannihan ,

Spot on!

IMO, one of the best tech podcasts out there.

DelanceyStreet ,

listener

Mark has always been at the forefront of critical thinking about humans and tech culture. He's worth listening to - and fun to boot!

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