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.


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.


 2020-11-05  31m

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.)


 2020-11-19  33m

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

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


 2020-12-17  29m

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

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


 2020-12-30  47m