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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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Funk icon Bootsy Collins reveals how he got into music, why his mother knocked his star-shaped glasses off his face, and what led James Brown to call him Benedict Arnold. Somali-born chef Hawa Hassan discusses her new cookbook In Bibi's Kitchen, which celebrates the food of regular grandmothers, each of whom live in or are from the eight African co…
 
On today’s show, Cory Doctorow returns to talk about his new book Attack Surface. Cory Doctorow’s Attack Surface is a standalone novel set in the world of New York Times bestsellers Little Brother and Homeland. Most days, Masha Maximow was sure she’d chosen the winning side. In her day job as a counterterrorism wizard for an transnational cybersecu…
 
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…
 
On this week's bonus, Riley did the unthinkable. The unimaginable. He read Matt Forde's terrible book 'Politically Homeless' for us and described it to an all star cast of Riley, Alice, and special guests Bryn and Chris from the Beep Beep Lettuce podcast (@weedpod). You will love it, but not as much as Matt Forde loves Tony Blair. Get the full thin…
 
Paris Marx is joined by Evan Greer to discuss Republican and Democratic desires to amend or revoke Section 230, why the proposals won’t solve problems with Big Tech, and the international implications of US decisions about moderation. Evan Greer is an activist, musician, and writer. She is the deputy director at Fight for the Future, which is curre…
 
It’s hard riding a tiger. It’s even harder if you’re McHooyah the ‘I Shot Bin Laden’ guy and the Trump/QAnon people decide that actually Bin Laden is still alive because of a conspiracy theory. However, this does in fact dovetail into Francis’ theory that--due to the preponderance of cop-worship in the Trump era--troops are playing second fiddle to…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Allison Brennan, author of Cold As Ice. In New York Times bestseller Allison Brennan’s Cold as Ice, FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid must get into the head of a psychopath to save her family, and herself Two years ago, FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid put psychopath Elise Hansen Hunt in juvenile detention for her role in an organized …
 
Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey talks about his new memoir Greenlights and reveals the story behind his trademark line, "Alright, alright, alright." Former Halifax poet laureate Rebecca Thomas discusses her debut poetry collection I Place You Into the Fire and tells us how her poetry serves as a rallying cry for Indigenous justice. PC Gamer editor…
 
This week we're joined by physician, activist, author, and former gubernatorial candidate Dr. Abdul El-Sayed to talk about the potential of a publicly-owned internet. Listen to hear Dr. El-Sayed tell Alex and Brian how we can push back against powerful ISPs and encourage our local government to implement their own internet infrastructure.…
 
Patricia and Christian talk to Dr Steven Hail about imports and exports, and the effect they have on a nation’s balance sheet, using the sectoral balance framework. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast For an intro to MMT, listen to our first three ep…
 
Today I am joined by two of my favorite authors, Nicci Gerrard and Sean French, the duo that write as Nicci French, to talk about their new book House Of Correction. “This house of correction is booby-trapped with twists, the floors paved with trapdoors, quicksand churning in the garden. Enter if you dare.” –A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling…
 
On this Cybersecurity Month themed edition of The Dot, we chat with David Shipley from Beauceron Security about how COVID-19 has changed the cybersecurity landscape. We also check in with a unique CIP project that is teaching K-12 students how to fight cyber-crime.By The Canadian Internet Registration Authority
 
Alameda Research is a quant trading fund founded in 2017. Today it manages over $100 million in digital assets and trades $600 million to $1.5 billion per day across thousands of products: all major coins and altcoins, as well as their derivatives. Whilst running this fund, the team thought there was space for a robust crypto derivatives exchange b…
 
Singer-songwriter, actor and author Jann Arden shares her wisdom about the beauty of aging, learning from failure, and why she's found new power and freedom at the age of 58. Hip-hop producer Dub J and hip-hop artist JD Era discuss their new track Wish I Could and why they're trying to raise awareness about gun violence in Toronto. Writer Bryan Was…
 
On today’s episode of Author Stories, we are joined again by Eoin Colfer as we talk all about The Fowl Twins and his new book The Fowl Twins Deny All Charges. The second Fowl Twins adventure, a spinoff of the blockbuster Artemis Fowl series, starts with a bang–literally. Artemis’s little brothers Myles and Beckett borrow the Fowl jet without permis…
 
Grammy Award-winning musician Leyla McCalla explains why she decided now was the time to re-release her 2014 debut album Vari-Colored Songs about the poet and activist Langston Hughes. On this week's q screen panel, entertainment writers Ishani Nath and John Semley share their thoughts on Sacha Baron Cohen's new Borat sequel, Borat Subsequent Movie…
 
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…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Lynn Mclaughlin, author of Jackson. Jackson’s battle to take control over his own mind and life portrays what millions of people are fighting with around the world – mental illness. His mother, desperate to free him from his demons and desperation, faces her own turmoil and anguish, doing anything possible to save …
 
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