No guest, catch up and follow up with recent news and updates. Lots of little tips and things to think and read further about.
Chris comes back from a silent, vegan, Buddhist meditation retreat. No sensors, no devices!
Damien Williams back on the show. This week is more about the religious and occult aspects of the information society we currently inhabit. Fresh definitions and understandings of magick and the occult, musings on the type of future we actually want to live in, and on the practice of magick and the will.
Writer, thinker, and teacher of AI, human potential, augmentation, religion, magic, and pop culture Damien Williams.
Part 2 with Paul Ford. More goodness.
Coder and writer Paul Ford on creating AnxietyBox, about the state of digitally-induced anxiety, his writing, and more
PART 2 with Eleanor Saitta. This one more focused on Eleanor's work with Nordic Larp, thoughts on social change, system building, systems breaking, and more goodies.
Eleanor Saitta works professionally as a computer security expert, but more generally she "looks at how systems break" - computer, social, infrastructural, legal, and more. She comes on the show today to share a unique perspective on surveillance / security culture that we have found ourselves enmeshed in. Don't miss this one (or part 2!).
Part 2 with Zeynep Tufekci
Guest Zeynep Tufekci talks algorithmic filtering in social media and more
No guest, riffing on digital dualism, role of technology in everyday living, and more
Chris shares about a recent bout of depression. The gang talk old school cool internet and tech.
Part 2 with Willow Blugh!
Willow Brugh of many fames joins and talks about Network Mortality and more
Predictions for the year, upcoming plans for MC, more!
Reflection and Review!
PT 2 with Arran James and Michael Pyska of synthetic_zero
PT 1 with Arran James and Michael Pyska
Part 2 with Gary Weber
Guest Gary Weber dismantles spiritual awakening with empiricism and scientific understandings.