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Favoriting July 4, 2022: The July 4th montage show

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Today: the July 4th montage

On today's show, a selection of clips from favorite interviews in Techtonic's third long season - from fall 2019 to spring 2020 - including the nightmarish sound of an AI trying to imitate Elvis Presley.

Shows featured:

August 26, 2019 with Jeremiah Moss, author, "Vanishing New York"

December 16, 2019 Matt Klinman and Sam West, creators of the Smartr podcast

December 30, 2019 with DJ Paradox on the Dvorak keyboard and flip phones

February 24, 2020 with Rana Foroohar, author, "Don't Be Evil"

June 1, 2020 with Ryan Walsh (from Hallelujah the Hills) on the OpenAI Jukebox

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Pink Tiles  The Internet   Favoriting
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Listener comments!

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PaulRobeson1922:

Hi!! Happy Ultimate Freedom Monday
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Mark Hurst:

@PaulR welcome! Happy 4th.
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Bas NL:

Hi Mark! Happy hang onners!
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PaulRobeson1922:

Same to you, Mark Hurst!
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Mark Hurst:

@Bas welcome, sir! Happy happy.
  6:04pm
P-90:

Classic book.
  6:05pm
Rolando:

Present and listening 🎧
Avatar 🤖 Swag For Life Member 6:05pm
Webhamster Henry:

Ahh - to remember tech outrages of the past!
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Mark Hurst:

@P-90 yes a good read
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:06pm
Mark Hurst:

@Rolando @Webham welcome!
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DjLorraine:

Loyal listener here too
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Mark Hurst:

@DjLorraine glad to see you here
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Bas NL:

This week Meta announced they won't proceed with building a new data center in Dutch Zeewolde. The plan was aborted after public protests and lobbying in Parliament backfiring.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:07pm
Mark Hurst:

@Bas excellent news, hadn't heard about it
  6:08pm
Braf:

yeAh who wAnts CleAnliNEss?
  6:11pm
DoberBoy:

The 20th century city used to be a place where the individual went to escape the yokels back on the farm and reinvent themselves in the city.
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listener 126464:

Hi Mark, everyone.
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HyperDose:

Mark :)
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Mark. Rich, slave-owning white males revolting against paying taxes. Happened then and happening now.
  6:12pm
DoberBoy:

Now the city is a place where suburban pod people expect to maintain the materialistic lifestyle by which they were raised.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12pm
Mark Hurst:

@HyperDose :) :)
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Bas NL:

*Queue "Cars" by Gary Numan*
Avatar 🤖 Swag For Life Member 6:13pm
PaulRobeson1922:

Save our city, save our city, at night
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:14pm
listener 126464:

I don't (when walking) yield to people staring at their phone.
  6:17pm
P-90:

“People who aren’t angry don’t fight…”
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coelacanth∅:

126464 nor do i. usually i stop within a foot or 2 of them and let them crash into me!
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tak:

I just yell LOOK FORWARD
Avatar 🤖 Swag For Life Member 6:18pm
PaulRobeson1922:

“False hope can mean acquiescence to a lie”
Avatar 🤖 Swag For Life Member 6:18pm
PaulRobeson1922:

One of the lessons born out of WWll
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:19pm
Mark Hurst:

@coel same, I just stop and wait to see what they'll do
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listener 126464:

Going on 2 and a half years with only a Lightphone, love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22pm
Mark Hurst:

@listener good to hear!
  6:22pm
wendy del formaggio:

Yikes, I’m late! But happy to sneak in for 40 minutes at least. Hi Mark! Hi everybody!
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listener 126464:

Thanks to you & Techtonic, Mark.
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HyperDose:

I loved the after school special feel of that bit
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Webhamster Henry:

Oh yeah, I remember Smartr - pretty good!
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arb:

oh nice! I didn't hear this the first time around!
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Mark Hurst:

@wendy @arb welcome, nice to see you both
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arb:

Hi Mark and DJ Paradox!
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HyperDose:

humble brag ❤️
  6:31pm
Paul:

Mark or anyone, do you recommend any “dumb phone” in particular? With 3g shutting down they have gotten harder to find decent ones
  6:31pm
WFMU:

White Fat Men United
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Bas NL:

I only think a couple of words a minute.. Good to hear DJ Paradox again!
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PaulRobeson1922:

On Long Island a few years ago, after drinking vodka @Golf a man drove his Mercedes off the road and struck a group of boy scouts
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HyperDose:

Thought Police will be a free plugin, don't worry.
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PaulRobeson1922:

www.nbcnewyork.com...
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PaulRobeson1922:

@HyperD: Let’s not worry
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DjLorraine:

I miss my startac
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coelacanth∅:

"flip phone" does not mean it's not a "smart phone"
  6:35pm
wendy del formaggio:

I always liked my Nokia “candybar” phones. They were sturdy and simple.
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WR:

Does DJ Paradox still have flip phone?
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coelacanth∅:

i'll trade phones with him. i loath my phone.
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arb:

don't dox paradox
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dale:

mt hope just crapped out. getting bleed from wkcr.
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coelacanth∅:

(jeez what's going on with my spelling today? and why am i not using autocorrect?!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:38pm
dale:

...it's a louis armstrong song so must be a jazz show...
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Ciggy:

Is DJ Paradox a relative if Mark?
  6:43pm
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Freedumb..yeah freedumb : https://www.mediaite.com/tv/person-of-interest-identified-in-fourth-of-july-shooting/
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PaulRobeson1922:

Brokerage. Law. Real Estate. Drugs
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Webhamster Henry:

Well, this is nice, but I was expecting a Supercut of Markrants™
  6:54pm
Neebz:

Stetsasonic
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Mark Hurst:

@Webham maybe next time!
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PaulRobeson1922:

Neo-Liberalism- corporate power exceeds the power of the Nation State

So, nowadays is there hope to curtail the power of Facebook/Google?
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dale:

ooh i hear the station again over 90.1
  6:58pm
Dean:

Why does everybody say, "Billion with a B"?
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Pomme d'Or:

Hey Mark and DJ paradox
Thanks for the entertaining show!
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Mark and recordings.
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WR:

Recent story about a tech who got a lawyer to represent the AI he was working with, reviewing this "AI" music story, I am reminded to look at the investment (not meaning $$ here) they have in the tech and the results.
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Mark Hurst:

@Pomme @KfHP thanks!
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coelacanth∅:

Thanks Mark!
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Bas NL:

Thanks Mark! Great selection!
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Mark Hurst:

@coel @Bas thanks!
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listener 126464:

Thanks Mark.
  7:00pm
P-90:

Thanks!
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PaulRobeson1922:

Thanks Mark!! Peace & love one&all!
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WR:

Thank you Mark, reminds me that I should go through the archive, much there to review and unfortunately all still very relevant.
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HyperDose:

Thanks Mark!
  7:18pm
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Is djparadox a relative of mark?
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