Winning Slowly

Taking the long view on technology, religion, ethics, and art. There are plenty of podcasts that will tell you how Apple’s latest product will affect the tech landscape tomorrow, but there aren’t that many concerned with the potential impact of that tech in 2026. In a culture obsessed with now, how can we make choices with a view for tomorrow, next year, and beyond?



0.03: Echo Chamber

Show Notes In which we talk about how greedy pricing schemes an and will run you right out of business (by running you right out of customers), how the Ken Ham-Bill Nye debate raises questions about Christians in the public square, and how incredibly weird it is that we can (and do) lose parts of the internet.

  • Insane pricing schemes: Network Solutions ripping off its customers (1:07–13:05)
  • Ken Ham vs. Bill Nye, the “culture war”, and having the wisdom to decide when one ought to opt for political silence and when one ought to opt for engagement (13:06–28:53)
  • Link rot, backups, and losing parts of the internet (28:54–41:51)
  • Opening music: “The South” by The Duke of Norfolk
  • Closing music: Winning Slowly Theme by Chris Krycho. Used by dint of being written for the show.
  • Brent Simmons on Network Solutions


 2014-02-25  42m