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.

http://winningslowly.org/

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

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episode 1: 8.01: A Book Club!


An overview of Season 8: a book (and movie!) club devoted to the canon (as we define it!) for technology and ethics.


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 January 29, 2020  32m
 
 

episode 2: 8.02: Phaedrus Explained


What did Plato actually argue two and a half millennia ago?


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 February 5, 2020  30m
 
 

episode 3: 8.03: Phaedrus Examined


Should we even keep reading this book—with its criticisms of books?


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 February 19, 2020  32m
 
 

episode 4: 8.04: The Postmodern Condition—Explained


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


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 March 4, 2020  35m
 
 

episode 4: 8.04: The Postmodern Condition—Explained


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


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 March 4, 2020  35m
 
 

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?


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 March 18, 2020  39m
 
 

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.


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 April 1, 2020  34m
 
 

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


The Age of Spiritual Machines—Examined


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 April 15, 2020  41m
 
 

episode 8: 8.08: Jurassic Park—Explained


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


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 May 6, 2020  27m
 
 

episode 9: 8.09: Jurassic Park—Examined


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


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 May 20, 2020  36m
 
 
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