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This page last updated October 19, 2019


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Options (New!) Astra Taylor, author, "Democracy May Not Exist, But We’ll Miss it When It’s Gone" From October 14, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options (New!) David Dichelle, live from Leipzig, Germany (and host of Continental Subway on Give the Drummer Radio) From October 7, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options (New!) Luther Lowe, from Yelp, on Google anti-trust. From September 23, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options (New!) Sarah T. Roberts, author of "Behind the Screen," on content moderators. From September 16, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Carl Miller, author, "The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab" From September 2, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Jeremiah Moss, author, "Vanishing New York" From August 26, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Gabriel Weinberg and Lauren McCann on their new book "Super Thinking" (and Duck Duck Go) From August 19, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Amy Webb, author of "The Big Nine," talks about AI and our future. From August 12, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Juliette Kayyem on terrorism; Neuralink's mind-reading device; and Libra. From July 29, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Matt Stroud, author, "Thin Blue Lie" From July 15, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Archive show: Shoshana Zuboff, author, "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism" From July 1, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Scott Urban, "privacy eyewear" designer. From June 24, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Damon Krukowski, podcaster and author, "Ways of Hearing" From June 17, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Jenny Odell, author, "How to Do Nothing" From June 10, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Joseph Menn, author, "Cult of the Dead Cow" From June 3, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Justin E. H. Smith, author, "Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason" From May 27, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Daniel J. Clark, director of "Behind the Curve," on Flat Earthers. From May 20, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Shoshana Zuboff, author, "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism" From May 13, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Roger McNamee, author, "Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe" From May 6, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Clive Thompson, author, "Coders" From April 15, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Kevin Dugan, New York Post reporter, on Earnin app. From March 25, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Nis Frome on losing weight in the digital age. From March 18, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Tim Harford, author and economist, on kicking his smartphone addiction (plus, a cameo by Catherine Price!) From February 25, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Maxim Pozdorovkin, director, "The Truth About Killer Robots" From February 18, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Matt Novak, editor of Paleofuture, on past visions of the future. From February 11, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Prof. Susan Crawford, author, "Fiber" From February 4, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Douglas Rushkoff, author, "Team Human" From January 28, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Prof. Safiya Noble, author, "Algorithms of Oppression" From January 21, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options David Lowery (Camper Van Beethoven & Cracker) on music in the digital age. From January 14, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Station Manager Ken Freedman on tech in 2019. From January 7, 2019. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Matt Haughey on getting scammed, and the Internet in 2018. From December 31, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Dava Whisenant, director, "Bathtubs Over Broadway" From December 17, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Rex Sorgatz, author, "The Encyclopedia of Misinformation" From December 10, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Letting go of the iPhone: Mark's friend Brian tells his story. From December 3, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Jonathan Tepper, author, "The Myth of Capitalism" From November 26, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Frank Pasquale, author of "The Black Box Society," on secret algorithms. From November 19, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options M.T. Anderson predicted the future in his novel "Feed" From November 12, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Ava Kofman, from The Intercept, on LinkNYC kiosks. From November 5, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options WFMU's Jesse Jarnow on his book "Heads" and the early Internet's psychedelic history. From October 29, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Yasha Levine, author, "Surveillance Valley" From October 22, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Station Manager Ken Freedman on algorithms - and a new Scam Roundup. From October 15, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options AI-inspired music with Jamie Brew, Botnik cofounder. From October 8, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Douglas Durst and the National Debt Clock. From October 1, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options M.A. Taylor, director, "The Creepy Line" - and Dr. Robert Epstein. From September 24, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options What happened when Jessamyn West sued Equifax. From September 17, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Ali Latifi, journalist in Afghanistan. From September 3, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options James Bridle, author of "New Dark Age" From August 13, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Matt Warwick, host of Garbage Time on WFMU, reveals his favorite apps. From August 6, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Dr. Robert Epstein: watching Google manipulate the world. From July 30, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Paul Ford, from Ftrain and Postlight, live in-studio. From July 23, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Jaron Lanier, author, "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now" From July 16, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Less texting, more hugging: Mobile Steam Unit sings songs about tech. From July 9, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Siva Vaidhyanathan, author "Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy" From June 25, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options John Keating, director, "Gamechangers: Dreams of Blizzcon" From June 18, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Brett Frischmann, co-author, "Re-Engineering Humanity" From June 11, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Andrew Keen, author, "How to Fix the Future" From June 4, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Meredith Broussard, author, "Artificial Unintelligence" From May 28, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Felix Salmon, financial journalist, live in-studio. From May 21, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options David Sax, author, "The Revenge of Analog" From May 14, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Anya Kamenetz, author, "The Art of Screen Time" From May 7, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Corey Pein on his new book, "Live Work Work Work Die: A Journey Into the Savage Heart of Silicon Valley" From April 30, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Columbia Business School prof. Len Sherman on business models online. From April 23, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Catherine Price, author, "How to Break Up With Your Phone" From April 16, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Henry Lowengard, aka Webhamster Henry, on tech at WFMU and beyond. From April 9, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Dylan Curran on Google's surveillance - and, of course, Facebook. From April 2, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Explaining cryptocurrency w/Alex George, Popular Mechanics - and Mark on #deletefacebook. From March 26, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Mathew Ingram, Columbia Journalism Review's chief digital writer, on the Facebook Armageddon. From March 19, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options China and technology: a conversation with Yong Zhao, cofounder of Junzi Kitchen. From February 26, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Matt Klinman on "how Facebook is killing comedy" From February 19, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Bob Mankoff and Jamie Brew, co-founders of Botnik. From February 12, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Christopher Potter, author of "Earth Gazers," on tech and our image of humanity. From February 5, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo. From January 29, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Parents of kids who use tech, feat. DJ Scott Williams. From January 22, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Jonathan Taplin, author of "Move Fast and Break Things," on Big Tech undermining democracy. From January 15, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Jace Clayton, aka DJ /rupture, author, "Uproot: Travels in 21st-Century Music and Digital Culture" From January 8, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Best practices for tech in 2018 - with Mark & station manager Ken. From January 1, 2018. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Steven Levy, tech journalist and author. From December 18, 2017. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Documentary filmmaker Kirby Ferguson on his new series, "This Is Not A Conspiracy Theory" From December 11, 2017. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Nir Eyal, author of "Hooked," on building habit-forming apps. From December 4, 2017. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Cheyenne Hohman, director of the Free Music Archive. From November 20, 2017. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Andy Rehfeldt changes songs to very different genres. Tech + musical genius! From October 30, 2017. Listen to the whole show: MP3 - 128K or . See the playlist.

Options Reanimating old tech: Andrew Beccone, founder of the Reanimation Library. From October 16, 2017. Listen to the whole show: . See the playlist.


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