What did taking off all my devices after six years and going to a silent vegan Buddhist retreat without technology do for me? Well, here’s part of that story.
Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 53 - Meme Culture, Writing, Contemplation, and Parenting with Paul Ford, Part 2
Episode 53 - Part 2 with Paul Ford. More goodness.
Episode 52 - Coder and writer Paul Ford on creating AnxietyBox, about the state of digitally-induced anxiety, his writing, and more
Episode 51 - 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.
Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 50 - Data-driven Introspection and Surveillance Culture with Eleanor Saitta
Episode 50 - 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!).
Episode 48 - Guest Zeynep Tufekci talks algorithmic filtering in social media and more
Episode 47 - No guest, riffing on digital dualism, role of technology in everyday living, and more
Episode 46 - Chris shares about a recent bout of depression. The gang talk old school cool internet and tech.
What if you had access to every moment of your day in an easy to understand way? Could you learn about you in a way the "Facebook" review doesn't show you? This is the Quantified Self.
Episode 38 - Guest Gary Weber dismantles spiritual awakening with empiricism and scientific understandings.
Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 37 - Counterculture, The Singularity, and the Amish with R. U. Sirius pt 2
Episode 36 - PART 2 with Guest R. U. Sirius. Transhumanism and more fun.