103 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.

    Pete Davis, author, "Dedicated" from May 10, 2021

    Pete Davis, author, "Dedicated" from May 10, 2021

    Pete Davis discusses his book "Dedicated: The Case for Commitment in an Age of Infinite Browsing."

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Pete Davis"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Joe Pug - "Hymn #101"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/103744

    Frank Pasquale, author, "New Laws of Robotics" from May 3, 2021

    Frank Pasquale, author, "New Laws of Robotics" from May 3, 2021

    Frank Pasquale discusses his book "New Laws of Robotics." Mark recommends it highly.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's comments"

    - "Interview with Frank Pasquale"

    - "Mark's comments after the interview"

    The Cool Greenhouse - "Alexa!"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/103517

    Dennis Glover, author, "Factory 19" from Apr 26, 2021

    Dennis Glover, author, "Factory 19" from Apr 26, 2021

    Dennis Glover discusses his novel "Factory 19," imagining a community banning all digital devices & tech invented after 1948.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Dennis Glover"

    - "Mark's comments"

    - "She Drives Me Crazy (Percusapella) GE remix"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/103307

    Bob Ostertag, musician and author, "Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat" from Apr 19, 2021

    Bob Ostertag, musician and author, "Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat" from Apr 19, 2021

    Bob Ostertag discusses his new book "Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat."

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Bob Ostertag"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Bob Ostertag - "w00t" - w00t [A collage of computer game sound and image, composed entirely from fragments of music from computer games. (See more)]

    Bob Ostertag - "Machine State, No. 1" - Bob Ostertag Plays the Aalto
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/103086

    The Problem with Head Transplants, with Dr. Brandy Schillace from Apr 12, 2021

    The Problem with Head Transplants, with Dr. Brandy Schillace from Apr 12, 2021

    Tim Harford, author, "The Data Detective" from Apr 5, 2021

    Tim Harford, author, "The Data Detective" from Apr 5, 2021

    Tim Harford discusses his new book, "The Data Detective."

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Tim Harford"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Buffalo MC - "Stop and Bust a Move"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/102661

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 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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