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Singularity.FM is the first and best known singularity podcast - the place where we interview the future. Singularity.FM is a series of singularity podcast interviews with the best scientists, writers, entrepreneurs, film-makers, philosophers and artists, debating issues such as the technological singularity, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, life-extension and ethics. Past guests of this singularity podcast include people such as Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis, Noam Chomsky, Stuart Ham ...
 
The MMT Podcast offers economic analysis on current issues from a Modern Monetary Theory perspective. Aimed at anyone who has ever felt lost in the jargon used by mainstream economics commentators. We believe economics is for everyone. You can help sustain this podcast via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast
 
Epicenter brings you in-depth conversations about the technical, economic and social implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Every week, we interview business leaders, engineers academics and entrepreneurs, and bring you a diverse spectrum of opinions and points of view. Epicenter is hosted by Sebastien Couture, Brian Fabian Crain, Meher Roy, Sunny Aggarwal, and Friederike Ernst. Since 2014, episodes have been downloaded over 4 million times.
 
Voices: New Media Fiction brings together the pioneer short fiction podcasters. Experimenting from putting short-short fiction to novellas over their podcasts, these writers were the first to test the new medium for storytelling. Some wrote specifically for podcasts, some read previously published fiction, and some read entirely new stories. Some listeners asked if they could get just the stories in audio form, and that request brought about this podiobook. Cory Doctorow tells us a story abo ...
 
We saw so many structural systems break over the last few months, but we’re increasingly being given opportunities to rethink these faulty systems and create something better. This is System Reboot, where we explore the big problems and learn how to fix them.
 
Jules is a young man, barely a century old. He's lived long enough to see the cure for death and the end of scarcity, to learn ten languages and compose three symphonies...and to realize his boyhood dream of taking up residence in Disney World. Disney World! The greatest achievement of the long-ago twentieth century. Now in the keeping of a network of "ad-hocs" who keep the classic attractions running as they always have, enhanced with only the smallest high-tech touches. Now, though, the "a ...
 
In this podiobook: Art is an up-and-coming interface designer, working on the management of data flow along the Massachusetts Turnpike. He's doing the best work of his career and can guarantee that the system will be, without question, the most counterintuitive, user-hostile piece of software ever pushed forth into the world.Why? Because Art is an industrial saboteur. He may live in London and work for an EU telecommunications megacorp, but Art's real home is the Eastern Standard Tribe.The c ...
 
Bite-sized clips with TED level top thinkers, founders and scientists on how advances in biotech & genomics, space travel, IoT, AI and other exponential tech converge to create our collective future and what we can do, from a research and policy perspective to shape the trends, technologies and societal norms for a better world. Main Podcast: https://disruptors.fm/itunes If in-depth, unscripted conversations with the researchers, startups and future thinkers transforming the future of all of ...
 
Elon Musk has a tech solution for everything, but who do his ideas really serve? In each episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx will be joined a new guest to critically examine the tech industry, its thought leaders, and the worldview that emanates from Silicon Valley. They will challenge the notion that tech alone can drive our world forward by illustrating how separating tech from politics has consequences for nearly everyone, especially the most vulnerable. But if tech won't save us, w ...
 
Every week TWiT hosts talk to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology. Join Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent, Denise Howell, or Ant Pruitt for these enlightening one-on-one interviews. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
 
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Here’s part twenty of my new reading of my novel Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town (you can follow all the installments, as well as the reading I did in 2008/9, here). This is easily the weirdest novel I ever wrote. Gene Wolfe (RIP) gave me an amazing quote for it: “Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town is a glorious book, but there a…
 
Amy Webb and Cory Doctorow Fix All the Problems of Big Tech The dangers of dystopian thinking The dangers of utopian thinking Why we need an Office of Strategic Assessment vs why we need to break up monopolies Is the problem that the government can't write sensible regulation? Where should tech policy come from? Technologists? Smart people in gover…
 
Our rapid technological progress comes with many wonderful–and many horrifying–potentials. Politicians and businessmen seem determined to steer our society towards the horrifying. Author and Journalist Cory Doctorow joins the Wrong Boys to help us understand the encroaching tech dystopia, and what we need to focus on to steer back towards the wonde…
 
Blogger, information freedom activist, and sci-fi writer Cory Doctorow joins the gang to discuss the outcome of US anti trust hearings, what's so empty about the idea of "surveillance capitalism, and a start up that was genuinely conceived of by a precocious nine year old. Also, the UK government rolled out an RPG character maker to get everyone ba…
 
Your Hosts: Mary Robinette, Piper, and Howard, with special guest Cory Doctorow In journalism, that three-character string in our episode title means “Fact Check.” Those three characters are a great way to drop a note to yourself, reminding you to get some answers later. In this episode Cory joins us to discuss when we drop … Continue reading 15.41…
 
This week we're finding out why the internet sucks with journalist, a blogger, and activist Cory Doctorow. Cory is also a special adviser to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founder of the UK Open Rights Group, which focuses on protecting the digital rights of internet users in the UK. Listen to hear Cory talk about how the lack of enforci…
 
Patricia and Christian talk to author and digital rights advocate Cory Doctorow about his new book, Attack Surface, and where his work intersects with economics, and also about the importance of the work of David Graeber. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMT…
 
Here’s part twenty of my new reading of my novel Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town (you can follow all the installments, as well as the reading I did in 2008/9, here). This is easily the weirdest novel I ever wrote. Gene Wolfe (RIP) gave me an amazing quote for it: “Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town is a glorious book, but there a…
 
AOC Streams Among US, iPhone Reviews, RIP Quibi Politicians go gamer: AOC streams Among Us, Biden's Animal Crossing Island How campaigning on social media is changing Did social media break democracy? Bot orders $18,752 of McFlurrys every minute iPhone 12 reviews are in - the flat edges are cool, 5G is not. Quibi fails after only 6 months Google St…
 
AOC Streams Among US, iPhone Reviews, RIP Quibi Politicians go gamer: AOC streams Among Us, Biden's Animal Crossing Island How campaigning on social media is changing Did social media break democracy? Bot orders $18,752 of McFlurrys every minute iPhone 12 reviews are in - the flat edges are cool, 5G is not. Quibi fails after only 6 months Google St…
 
Writer and academic Grace Lavery joins the gang to reminisce about our favourite Quibs - but honestly, how could you even pick one? We also discuss how the Tories are very concerned with protecting working class students by fighting imaginary culture wars against "critical theory" while subjecting them to holiday starvation. If you want access to o…
 
Your Hosts: Brandon, Dan, Mary Robinette, and Howard, with special guest Bruce D Richardson Bruce D Richardson, who is often credited as BDR, or BD Richardson, is a voice-over actor and audiobook narrator. He joins us for a discussion of reading out loud for an audience, including some mic techniques and best practices for recording. … Continue rea…
 
Quibi is dead. Long live Quibi. We are unlocking the second of our two part series on Quibi to commemorate the impact Quibs have had on our society, culture, and ourselves. The land and the Quib are one! ORIGINAL SHOW NOTES: Our friends Chris and Bryn from the podcast Beep Beep Lettuce join us to watch a selection of show on Quibi. Suggested talkin…
 
Twitch streamer LivPosting returns to talk about her experiences in the job market, and how she almost got a job with a Zoomer-only consulting firm making millions of dollars from teaching Raytheon executives how to say "yeet." Also, is a phone box in rural Winchester the new world epicentre of the BLM movement? According to one brain poisoned cons…
 
In a preview of the most recent Britainology, brought on Riley to discuss a phenomenon as eternally British as bad weather itself: the legend. Who are British legends? What makes them act this way? How do you create a taxonomy of figures to distinguish between the Essex Geezer, the Entrepreneurial Legend, the High Street Hard Man, and Tim Westwood?…
 
Paris Marx is joined by Xiaowei Wang to discuss how technology is being used to connect rural China to global supply chains, what that means for life and work in those communities, and how China also holds inspiration for a different way of organizing production and technological development. Xiaowei Wang is a technologist, artist, and writer. They…
 
Well, a lot of things are going away: the NYT’s ‘At War’ section, the Bombshell podcast from War on the Rocks, and the previous editorial direction of Task and Purpose (where Nate and Francis both got their starts, in different ways). Is America simply tired of respecting the troops? Well, apparently Troy Aikman and Joe Buck are. To which we can on…
 
This week we're diving into exactly what is 5G, what it is NOT (despite the rumors), and how it just might help fix our terrible internet problems. Vida Ilderem, vice president of Intel Labs and director of the Integrated Platform Research at Intel speaks with Alex and Brian about the 5G's potential to change our internet usage.…
 
Author and MMT Scholar Phil Armstrong in conversation with MMT co-founder Warren Mosler. Event organised by the Gower Initiative For Modern Money Studies. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast Support The Gower Initiative For Modern Money Studies (GIMM…
 
The origins of Techdirt lie in a newsletter that Mike started over 20 years ago, and in all that time, the business models for online journalism have never stopped evolving and changing, especially when it comes to independent reporting. Now, newsletters are making a comeback with a new model, driven especially by writers flocking to the Substack p…
 
Adan (Association for the Development of Digital Assets), is an organization which helps promote the development of the crypto industry in France, and more broadly in Europe. Its President, Simon Polrot, is also the Co-founder Ethereum France, which host the EthCC conference in Paris. The European Commission has released a regulatory proposal, MiCA…
 
Chris Hables Gray foresaw the current global pandemic in 2013 during our 1st interview, which has been perhaps the most undervalued conversation I have had on my podcast. But, despite the fact that he has not been as appreciated by the public as he deserves to be, I have always been a fan of his books. And so, when he asked me to contribute a coupl…
 
It sure is good that the UK government is giving out funds to help the arts! And it sure is weird that they’re funneling money into Tory donors and their friends from school, to include multi-billion pound interests getting more money than entire cities in the North East! Whoever could have predicted this? To discuss it, we brought on friend of the…
 
Is it safe to use the new Covid Alert app? with Daniel Kahn Gillmor, aka dkg Tomaš Dvořák - "Game Boy Tune" - Machinarium Soundtrack - "Mark's intro" - "Interview with Daniel Kahn Gillmor" - "Mark's comments after the interview" - "She Drives Me Crazy (Percusapella) GE remix"https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/97697…
 
Amy Webb and Cory Doctorow Fix All the Problems of Big Tech The dangers of dystopian thinking The dangers of utopian thinking Why we need an Office of Strategic Assessment vs why we need to break up monopolies Is the problem that the government can't write sensible regulation? Where should tech policy come from? Technologists? Smart people in gover…
 
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