It takes an entire civilization to build a toaster. Designer Thomas Thwaites found out the hard way, by attempting to build one from scratch: mining ore for steel, deriving plastic from oil … it’s frankly amazing he got as far as he got. A parable of our interconnected society, for designers and consumers alike.
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This episode we will probably talk about the election, but also! we will address basic income theory, offering our (my) fairly negative perspectives.
A show hosted by Danilo and Holly about the intersection of tech and politics.
March 24, 2016
- Reddit’s Inane Harassment Policy
- Trump Trauma Hotline
- B.A.R.T. and adapting infrastructure
- "Death by Gentrification"
- Why Ted Cruz is a Detached Foreskin
- Guest +Amy Dentata will talk about the political perils of VR
Join me and +Danilo Campos this week as we talk about stuff we’ll probably look up ten minutes before and then Danilo will ask me an offtopic question anyway and then I’ll probably stumble onto something profound and then you’ll be like wow what the hell is this show about and yes.
With Guest +Melinda Byerley to talk about her experience regulating the financial currency for Second Life.
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Radio Motherboard talks about our favorite hacker TV series.
This week Jamillah talks to the creator of electronics for people with disabilities so they can use games consoles, a guy who tells stories in 3d online, a couple of chaps who created music using camera sounds and the creator of Dr Puppet - a web based animation linked to the 50th anniversary of Dr Who.
Claudia Hammond travels to Japan to investigate a condition known as hikikomori
Emily Maitlis discusses the digital future with Google head Eric Schmidt; data journalist James Ball; curator Honor Harger; and risk expert David Spiegelhalter.
Cartoonist Matt Groening remembers how he created The Simpsons 25 years ago.
Our long-term interaction with the web will be defined by six trends. These trends will will involve dramatic changes that will make computing more like what we are used to seeing in many of today’s movies. Kevin Kelly explains why he believes that soon the internet will beneficially surround us in ways that most users don’t imagine today.
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