Winning Slowly

There are plenty of podcasts that will tell you how the latest tech gadget or “innovation” will affect the tech landscape tomorrow, but there aren’t that many concerned with the potential impact of that tech in a decade—much less a century. In a culture obsessed with now, how can we make choices with a view for tomorrow, next year, and beyond? 25–35-minute episodes released the first and third Wednesdays of the month.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 31m. Bisher sind 156 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 9 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 11 hours 34 minutes


Farewell… at least for now!

Winning Slowly is going on indefinite hiatus. We reflect on the show!


 November 29, 2021  23m

episode 23: 8.23: Things Get Weird When You Add New Technology

Reviewing what we learned in 2020—and ranking what we read!


 December 30, 2020  47m

episode 22: 8.22: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Neal Stephenson at double speed and with a smile on his face.


 December 17, 2020  29m

episode 21: 8.21: Twitter and Tear Gas—Examined

The things we learned from Zeynep Tüfekçi’s examination of social media and sociopolitical change. (We liked this book a lot.)


 November 19, 2020  33m

episode 20: 8.20: Twitter and Tear Gas—Explained

Walking through Zeynep Tüfekçi’s masterful explanation of the relationship between social media and protest movements.


 November 5, 2020  31m

episode 19: 8.19: Contact—Examined

Thinking about Carl Sagan's views on belief, and how they relate to religion and science


 October 22, 2020  36m

episode 18: 8.18: Contact—Explained

Another book from the ’80s, but hey: at least this one is fiction!


 October 7, 2020  27m

episode 17: 8.17: Evolution as a Religion—Examined

We argue with Mary Midgley on how she did what she did, more than what she did.


 September 16, 2020  34m

episode 16: 8.16: Evolution as a Religion—Explained

What had Mary Midgley so incredibly angry in the 1980’s, and what did she do about it?


 September 2, 2020  28m

episode 15: 8.15: The Real World of Technology—Examined

Points of disagreement and agreement with Ursula Franklin’s arguments


 August 20, 2020  41m