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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    • 4.7 • 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.

    How it started, how it's going: revisiting the warnings of the past from Jul 8, 2024

    How it started, how it's going: revisiting the warnings of the past from Jul 8, 2024

    How it started, how it's going: revisiting the warnings of the past

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's comments"

    The Juice Media - "Honest Government Ad | AI" [0:53:31]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/141782

    Carissa Véliz on digital ethics from Jul 1, 2024

    Carissa Véliz on digital ethics from Jul 1, 2024

    Carissa Véliz on digital ethics

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Carissa Véliz" [0:07:27]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:43:58]

    I Won't Google That - "Hurst & Ottsc" [0:53:26]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/141553

    Byron Tau, author, "Means of Control" from Jun 24, 2024

    Byron Tau, author, "Means of Control" from Jun 24, 2024

    The surveillance state is here: discussing with Byron Tau, author, "Means of Control"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Byron Tau" [0:03:50]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:42:51]

    Rocket 808 - "Under Surveillance" [0:54:13]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/141329

    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

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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