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  1. This Week in Dystopia | This is America | Episode 23

    Episode Summary

    We discuss Donald Glover’s Grammy win, Janelle Monáe, Afrofuturism, and Kanye West.

    Episode Notes

    The Grammys have been criticized for lacking diversity and not giving hip-hop artists their due. This year, Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, took home both song and record of the year awards. This is America, Glover’s chart-topping song best known for its music video, has something to say about the state of the U.S. from gun violence to race. We sat down with Chris Lebron, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins, to talk about the significance of Glover’s Grammy win in light of recent criticism as well as his no-show at the Awards. The conversation turns to the broader music scene, Janelle Monáe, Afrofuturism, and Kanye West.

    Mentioned in the show

    This is America Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYOjWnS4cMY

    Boston Review, What Happened to Kanye West?: http://bostonreview.net/race/christopher-lebron-what-happened-kanye-west

    Boston Review, Janelle Monáe for President: http://bostonreview.net/race-literature-culture/chris-lebron-janelle-monae-president

    Kanye West Interview with Charlamagne: http://digg.com/video/kanye-charlamange-interview

    Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFK6k-pvXmI

    Want more This Week in Dystopia? Don’t forget to subscribe, follow This Week in Dystopia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WeekinDystopia and like the show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisWeekinDystopia/

    This podcast is brought to you by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School.

    About the Show

    This Week in Dystopia: The Promise & Perils of Democracy is a new podcast hosted by Christopher Robichaud, Harvard Kennedy School Senior Lecturer. A podcast of politics, theory, and pop culture, This Week in Dystopia, brings commentary from the halls of Harvard to everyone’s headphones. In each episode, Robichaud, Harvard faculty, and other guests discuss core challenges to U.S. democracy without the constant hair pulling and complaining that colors most discussions about the state of our democracy today.

    https://simplecast.com/s/a02987bd

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  2. 10 Awesome Features Coming in watchOS 5 (podcast episode #96) – BirchTree

    Apple unveiled watchOS 5 yesterday and here are my 10 most exciting features I’ve seen and used in the first beta so far.

    Automatic workout detection

    Advanced running features (steps-per-minute, rolling pace)

    Walkie talkie

    Podcasts

    Audio apps in the background

    Grouped notifications

    Third party integration to Siri face

    Web views!

    Better DND

    Volume controls

    Subscribe to The BirchTree Podcast here.

    Related

    https://birchtree.me/blog/10-awesome-features-coming-in-watchos-5-podcast-episode-96/

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  3. “2001: A Space Odyssey”: What It Means, and How It Was Made | The New Yorker

    Fifty years ago, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke set out to make a new kind of sci-fi. How does their future look now that it’s the past?

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/23/2001-a-space-odyssey-what-it-means-and-how-it-was-made

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  4. A Sense of Place, Episode 1: Urban Agro-Forestry at Shooks Run | KRCC

    This is the first installment of A Sense of Place, an 8-week collaboration between The Big Something and The State of the Rockies at Colorado College. The

    http://krcc.org/post/sense-place-episode-1-urban-agro-forestry-shooks-run

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  5. A Sense of Place, Episode 2: Pop’s Tomato | KRCC

    This is the story of an heirloom tomato seed that one family has been growing in Colorado since they came to homestead in the San Luis Valley 125 years ago

    http://krcc.org/post/sense-place-episode-2-pops-tomato

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  6. YANSS 122 – How our unchecked tribal psychology pollutes politics, science, and just about everything else – You Are Not So Smart

    We aren’t treating tribalism as a basic human drive, but that’s what it is. Fast food lowered the cost to satisfy a basic drive, and we grew fat. Then we figured it out. Social media lowered the cost to exhibit tribal behaviors, and we are growing apart. But we can figure this out too. In…

    https://youarenotsosmart.com/2018/02/26/yanss-122-how-our-unchecked-tribal-psychology-pollutes-politics-science-and-just-about-everything-else/

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  7. The Great Crime Decline | The New Yorker

    Adam Gopnik writes about drawing lessons from the fall in urban violence.

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/02/12/the-great-crime-decline

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  8. Is There a Smarter Way to Think About Sexual Assault on Campus? | The New Yorker

    Jia Tolentino on a team of researchers at Columbia that believes that small changes to college life could make campuses safer.

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/02/12/is-there-a-smarter-way-to-think-about-sexual-assault-on-campus

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  9. China’s Selfie Obsession | The New Yorker

    Meitu’s apps are changing what it means to be beautiful in the most populous country on earth.

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/12/18/chinas-selfie-obsession

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  10. Why Paper Jams Persist | The New Yorker

    Joshua Rothman writes about how a trivial problem reveals the limits of technology.

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/02/12/why-paper-jams-persist

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