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.

Techtonic with Mark Hurst | WFMU Mark Hurst and WFMU

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    • 4.8 • 32 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.

    Touring the Torment Nexus from Aug 15, 2022

    Touring the Torment Nexus from Aug 15, 2022

    Touring the Torment Nexus: comparing the warnings issued by past guests with recent, real-world tech news.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's comments"

    Charlton Heston - "Soylent Green is People" - Soylent Green [0:56:29]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/118725

    James Bridle, author, "Ways of Being" from Aug 8, 2022

    James Bridle, author, "Ways of Being" from Aug 8, 2022

    James Bridle, author, "Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for a Planetary Intelligence"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with James Bridle" [0:02:56]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:40:35]

    Moondog - "Enough About Human Rights" [0:53:48]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/118497

    "What now?" How to resist Big Tech if Congress fails... from Aug 1, 2022

    "What now?" How to resist Big Tech if Congress fails... from Aug 1, 2022

    With Congress unable to pass antitrust, facing the question: "What now?"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Steve Ballmer - "Monkey Boy Dance" [0:34:21]

    Ted Stevens - "Tubes" [0:54:04]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/118275

    Paris Marx, author, "Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation" from Jul 25, 2022

    Paris Marx, author, "Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation" from Jul 25, 2022

    Paris Marx, author, "Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro" [0:00:19]

    - "Interview with Paris Marx" [0:04:46]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:45:09]

    The Simpsons - "Canyonero" [0:56:21]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/117967

    Ben Tarnoff, author, "Internet for the People" from Jul 18, 2022

    Ben Tarnoff, author, "Internet for the People" from Jul 18, 2022

    Ben Tarnoff discusses his new book "Internet for the People: The Fight for Our Digital Future."

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Ben Tarnoff" [0:04:22]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:40:31]

    Katie Alice Greer - "FITS/My Love Can't Be" [thx to efd! dropbox] [0:52:59]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/117816

    Station Manager Ken guest hosts Techtonic tonight from Jul 11, 2022

    Station Manager Ken guest hosts Techtonic tonight from Jul 11, 2022

    Station Manager Ken - "Guest Hosting for Techtonic" [0:00:00]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/117587

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 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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