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  1. Cory Doctorow on Poverty, Privacy, and Our Relationship With Technology ‹ Literary Hub

    In this episode of A Phone Call From Paul, Paul Holdengraber welcomes Cory Doctorow to America, discusses how privacy is a vanishing idea, and what is going to happen to our brains in the future…

    Cory Doctorow on welfare and poverty…

    The kind of social welfare infrastructure we have now compared to the postwar infrastructure is so anemic. And the view of people who participate in social welfare is so vituperative. The hate reserved for the poor, especially in the United Kingdom, is so venomous, that it’s really kind of hard to understand except as the kind of hatred that people have for things that they fear more than things that they despise. I think there’s this view, maybe, that all of us, rather than being millionaires in waiting, are refugees in waiting, and when we see people who are becoming internal economic refugees, or who are traditional refugees coming from places like Syria, I think we see an uncomfortable future for ourselves.

    Cory Doctorow on standardized testing…

    I think that standardized testing—as someone who was raised by teachers—standardizing testing, to me, is grotesque. It treats education as a kind of business whose product is standardized productive humans as opposed to something that does this varied and Socratic business of learning. And I think that standardized testing is part and parcel of the idea that teachers cant’ be trusted, and that teachers, as people who are on the public payroll, are doing something that is innately suspicious and have to be monitored and made accountable, as though finding out whether or not the quantifiable parts of education are performing well tells you anything about how the qualitative parts of education are performing.

    Cory Doctorow on the collective action problem…

    The collective action problem—the deadlock… It’s the Bernie Sanders problem, it’s the Lawrence Lessig problem. This is the problem that you and everybody else need to coordinate your action in order to solve something that all of you are suffering under, and you all agree, but you can’t figure out how to coordinate. That is, I think, the wicked problem of our age. And it’s one that technology has some really interesting things to say about.

     

     

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  2. Fascinating Nouns | TENTACLII :: H.P. Lovecraft blog

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  3. Pseudopod » Blog Archive » Pseudopod 420: Lost In The Fog

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  4. Podcast Episode 40: The Mary Celeste: A Great Sea Mystery – Futility Closet

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  5. Podcast Episode 34: Spring-Heeled Jack — A Victorian Supervillain – Futility Closet

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  6. Cool Tools – Sword and Laser Host, Veronica Belmont [Cool Tools Show #14]

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  7. Pseudopod 350: The Bungalow House by Thomas Ligotti

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  8. The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 260): An In-Depth Discussion of Jeff VanderMeer’s ANNIHILATION - SF Signal

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  9. Reading Lives Podcast, Episode #1: Clive Thompson - BOOK RIOT

    Reading Lives Podcast, #1: Clive Thompson

    Reading Lives is interview podcast with interesting people who love books. My guest on this episode is Clive Thompson, a longtime contributing writer for The New York Times, writer for Wired, and author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Lives for the Better. This episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com and Matched by Ally Condie.

     


    You can subscribe to the podcast in iTunes (click here).


    Books discussed in this episode:

    Danny Dunn, Invisible Boy by Jay Williams & Raymond Abrashkin

    Grief Lessons by Ann Carson

    The Journals of Susanna Moodie by Margaret Atwood

    Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust

    Middlemarch by George Eliot

    War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

    The Clouds by Aristophanes

    An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope

    Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye

    Flame and Shadow by Sarah Teasdale

    Articles discussed in this episode:

    How a 1974 sci-fi novel for teens eerily predicted the rise of personal drones by Clive Thompson

     

    http://bookriot.com/2014/09/14/reading-lives-podcast-episode-1-clive-thompson/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bookriot%2FWlRy+%28BOOK+RIOT%29

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  10. EP455: Keep Your Shape - Escape Pod : Escape Pod

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