102 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.

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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.

    Big Tech and insurrection - discussing with station manager Ken Freedman from Jan 11, 2021

    Big Tech and insurrection - discussing with station manager Ken Freedman from Jan 11, 2021

    Big Tech's role in the insurrection: a discussion with station manager Ken Freedman.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's comments"

    Ken Congratulated Mark

    More comments from Mark

    Still more comments from Mark

    - "Discussion with station manager Ken Freedman"

    The Pink Tiles - "Internet" - #1 Fan
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/100199

    The past and future of the office with Sheila Liming, author of "Office" from Jan 4, 2021

    The past and future of the office with Sheila Liming, author of "Office" from Jan 4, 2021

    The past and future of the office - with Sheila Liming, author of "Office"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Sheila Liming"

    - "Mark's comments"

    - "Work Song from Postal Employees in Ghana" - James Koetting / Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/99914

    Best of 2020: tech books and video games from Dec 28, 2020

    Best of 2020: tech books and video games from Dec 28, 2020

    Mark discusses the best tech books and video games of 2020.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "David Courtwright, "Age of Addiction" excerpt" [Techtonic from Feb 3, 2020]

    - "Rana Foroohar, "Don't Be Evil" excerpt" [Techtonic from Feb 24, 2020]

    - "Toby Ord, "The Precipice" excerpt" [Techtonic from Apr 20, 2020]

    - "Steven Levy, "Facebook: The Inside Story" excerpt" [Techtonic from May 25, 2020]

    - "Elaine Kasket, "All the Ghosts in the Machine" excerpt" [Techtonic from Aug 17, 2020]

    - "William Deresiewicz, "The Death of the Artist" excerpt" [Techtonic from Nov 2, 2020]

    - "2020's best video games with DJ Paradox"

    JARC - "Move On Up" [Thanks to the Duane Train, Dec 16 episode]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/99746

    Station Manager Ken with Poet and Author Elisa Gabbert on Doomscrolling, Contagious Conversion Disorder and More from Dec 21, 2020

    Station Manager Ken with Poet and Author Elisa Gabbert on Doomscrolling, Contagious Conversion Disorder and More from Dec 21, 2020

    J. Khadijah Abdurahman on Timnit Gebru's firing and "the moral collapse" of AI ethics from Dec 14, 2020

    J. Khadijah Abdurahman on Timnit Gebru's firing and "the moral collapse" of AI ethics from Dec 14, 2020

    J. Khadijah Abdurahman on Timnit Gebru's firing and "the moral collapse" of AI ethics

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with J. Khadijah Abdurahman"

    Hachalu Hundessa - "Maalan Jira"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Meme - "Hamster Dance"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/99331

    Tron Life and the surveillance gift guide from Dec 7, 2020

    Tron Life and the surveillance gift guide from Dec 7, 2020

    Mark reflects on "Tron Life" and reviews a surveillance gift guide.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's intro"

    Mark Hurst - "Tron Life" - First Person, Fourth Wall

    - "Mark's comments"

    Negativland - "Content" - The World Will Decide
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/99141

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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!

IIJohnKeatingII ,

Incredibly valuable voice in our new age

Mark Hurst and his Techtonites are standing guard. As Google and Facebook draw ever near to the latch of Pandora’s box, Mark is one of few voices crying out ”No!” The question is, will you listen?

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