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 155 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 9 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 11 hours 10 minutes


episode 13: 8.13: Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness—Examined

Discussing Simone Browne’s epistemology, ideas, and arguments: what persuaded us, and what didn’t?


 2020-07-23  37m

episode 12: 8.12: Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness—Explained

Digging into Simone Browne’s application of critical race theory to surveillance studies.


 2020-07-08  34m

episode 11: 8.11: The Printing Press as an Agent of Change—Analogs to the Internet

The printing press and the internet are often compared. How similar in impact are they really?


 2020-06-17  35m

episode 10: 8.10: The Printing Press as an Agent of Change—Explained

The Printing Press as an Agent of Change—Explained


 2020-06-03  34m

episode 9: 8.09: Jurassic Park—Examined

Don’t go into science for the money: you will get killed by dinosaurs.


 2020-05-20  36m

episode 8: 8.08: Jurassic Park—Explained

What the well-known novel and movie have to say about science, ethics, epistemology, and hubris.


 2020-05-06  27m

episode 7: 8.07: The Age of Spiritual Machines—Examined

The Age of Spiritual Machines—Examined


 2020-04-15  41m

episode 6: 8.06: The Age of Spiritual Machines—Explained

Reading Ray Kurzweil’s prognostications about the future—and coming to terms with his ruthless optimism.


 2020-04-01  34m

episode 5: 8.05: The Postmodern Condition—Examined

Lyotard’s postmodernism, the politics of power, and aesthetics: what do we keep and what do we reject?


 2020-03-18  39m

episode 4: 8.04: The Postmodern Condition—Explained

Jean-François Lyotard on postmodernity, science, and kitschy art.


 2020-03-04  35m