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.

Techtonic with Mark Hurst | WFMU Mark Hurst and WFMU

    • Technology
    • 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.

    Jonathan Crary, author, "Scorched Earth: Beyond the Digital Age to a Post-Capitalist World" from Jun 27, 2022

    Jonathan Crary, author, "Scorched Earth: Beyond the Digital Age to a Post-Capitalist World" from Jun 27, 2022

    Jonathan Crary, author, "Scorched Earth: Beyond the Digital Age to a Post-Capitalist World"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Jonathan Crary" [0:04:58]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:40:37]

    Ekoplekz - "Surveillance System" [0:54:59]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/117145

    Our last chance to defeat Big Tech (for awhile) from Jun 20, 2022

    Our last chance to defeat Big Tech (for awhile) from Jun 20, 2022

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" [0:00:00]

    - "Mark's comments"

    DJ Cremoso - "Losing My Religion (Rustico Mashup)" [0:54:35]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/116891

    Jennifer Egan, author, "The Candy House" from Jun 13, 2022

    Jennifer Egan, author, "The Candy House" from Jun 13, 2022

    Jennifer Egan, author, "The Candy House"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Jennifer Egan" [0:02:23]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:42:14]

    Willie Nelson - "With A Little Help From My Friends" - A Beautiful Time [Willie's 72nd album (age 89!)] [0:54:04]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/116690

    Surveillance roundup from Jun 6, 2022

    Surveillance roundup from Jun 6, 2022

    Surveillance roundup: reviewing where the surveillance state is popping up (everywhere).

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's comments"

    Linus Akesson - "Partita Prelude for 8-Bit Ensemble" [(source)] [0:56:37]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/116450

    Jeff Deutsch, author, "In Praise of Good Bookstores" from May 30, 2022

    Jeff Deutsch, author, "In Praise of Good Bookstores" from May 30, 2022

    Jeff Deutsch, author, "In Praise of Good Bookstores"

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune"

    - "Mark's intro"

    - "Interview with Jeff Deutsch" [0:06:28]

    - "Mark's comments" [0:44:48]

    Harry Nilsson - "I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City" [0:55:44]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/116196

    Buffalo and Big Tech from May 23, 2022

    Buffalo and Big Tech from May 23, 2022

    Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" [0:00:00]

    - "Mark's comments"

    Dennis Young - "Paradigm Shift" - Voyager [On Bandcamp] [0:52:40]
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/115990

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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