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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    • 4.8 • 26 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.

    Annie Jacobsen, author, "First Platoon" from Feb 22, 2021

    Annie Jacobsen, author, "First Platoon" from Feb 22, 2021

    Annie Jacobsen discusses her book "First Platoon: A Story of Modern War in the Age of Identity Dominance"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Annie Jacobsen"

    - "Mark's comments after the interview"

    KILN - "Oceantumblers"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/101390

    Andrea Pitzer, author, "Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World" from Feb 15, 2021

    Andrea Pitzer, author, "Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World" from Feb 15, 2021

    Andrea Pitzer, author, "Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Andrea Pitzer, part 1"

    - "Interview with Andrea Pitzer, part 2"

    - "Mark's comments after the interview"

    - "Walrus serenade"

    - "More walruses!"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/101180

    Station Manager Ken and Mark Discuss the WFMU Comments Community from Feb 8, 2021

    Station Manager Ken and Mark Discuss the WFMU Comments Community from Feb 8, 2021

    Adrian Daub, author, "What Tech Calls Thinking" from Feb 1, 2021

    Adrian Daub, author, "What Tech Calls Thinking" from Feb 1, 2021

    Adrian Daub discusses his book "What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry Into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Adrian Daub, part 1"

    - "Interview with Adrian Daub, part 2"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Negativland - "Don't Don't Get Freaked Out" - The World Will Decide
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/100846

    Jonathan Lethem, author, "The Arrest" from Jan 25, 2021

    Jonathan Lethem, author, "The Arrest" from Jan 25, 2021

    Jonathan Lethem discusses his new novel, "The Arrest," about a world without screens.

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Jonathan Lethem, part 1"

    - "Interview with Jonathan Lethem, part 2"

    - "Mark's comments after the interview"

    James Hetfield and the News - "Hip to Be the Sandman"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/100618

    Sarah Brayne, author, "Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing." from Jan 18, 2021

    Sarah Brayne, author, "Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing." from Jan 18, 2021

    Surveillance and policing with Sarah Brayne, author, "Predict and Surveil"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Sarah Brayne"

    - "Mark's comments"

    MC Hammer - "Can't Touch This / Tiny Dancer (Andy Rehfeldt mashup)" - n/a
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/100409

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 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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