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Oct 28, 2022

Now that Elon Musk has bought Twitter, does this portend the downfall of western civilization? The Internet's Favourite Dad, Stewart Reynolds, AKA Brittlestar, thinks The Kids Today won't put up with this shit the way Gen-X and the Boomers do.

Oct 12, 2022

When electricity was first invented, Victorians had to learn a lot about it. Blockchain is kind of like that. Eventually we won't care. But until then, here's a primer on what you need to know about this world-changing technology from Tracy Leparulo and Amber Healy.

Oct 5, 2022

Star Wars holograms suck. Meet the man who's Proto technology has been used at concerts and awards shows, is being used by Wall Street schmucks, and may even be used by hospitals by remote doctors. David Nussbaum says the future is only 5 years away.

Sep 28, 2022

Since Westworld debuted in 1973, we've been promised a world of consequence-free sex with robots. They're still coming, and PhD student Annette Masterson at Temple University has been studying their rise since 2018 and the unusual technologies required to make them happen. This episode made possible in part by the...

Sep 21, 2022

Sci-fi author and digital rights activist Cory Doctorow on why Telsas are "Murder Cars" and how to talk to your kids about Surveillance Capitalism without scaring them off their smartphones.