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Monday
Apr202015

Path of the Mindful Cyborg, Mettā of data.

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.

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Tuesday
Apr072015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 53 - Meme Culture, Writing, Contemplation, and Parenting with Paul Ford, Part 2

Episode 53 - Part 2 with Paul Ford. More goodness.

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Monday
Mar302015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 52 - AnxietyBox, Alerts, and Attention with Paul Ford, Part 1

Episode 52 - Coder and writer Paul Ford on creating AnxietyBox, about the state of digitally-induced anxiety, his writing, and more

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Tuesday
Mar102015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 51 - Nordic Larp, Social Change, and Free-will Agency with Eleanor Saitta

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.

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Monday
Mar022015

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!).

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Tuesday
Feb172015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 49 - Algorithmic Reverberations on the Feed PART 2

Episode 49 - PART 2 with Zeynep Tufekci

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Wednesday
Feb112015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 48 - Algorithmic Reverberations on the Feed

Episode 48 - Guest Zeynep Tufekci talks algorithmic filtering in social media and more

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Monday
Feb022015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 47 - Cyborgian Promise, Cyborgian Perils

Episode 47 - No guest, riffing on digital dualism, role of technology in everyday living, and more

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Monday
Jan262015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 46 - Dark Nights and the Ghosts of Tech's Past

Episode 46 - Chris shares about a recent bout of depression. The gang talk old school cool internet and tech.

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Monday
Jan192015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 45 - Color Coding for Sex and Death PART 2

Episode 45 - 2nd part with Willow Brugh

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Monday
Jan122015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 44 - Color Coding for Sex and Death

Episode 44 - Willow Brugh of many fames joins and talks about Network Mortality and more

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Sunday
Jan042015

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 43 - Back to the Future Year 2015

Episode 43 - Looking forward to 2015

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Tuesday
Dec302014

A year in review of personal data, should be, well, personal.

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.

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Tuesday
Dec302014

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 42 - 2014 in Steamy Review

Episode 42 - All's well that ends well. To 2015!

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Sunday
Dec282014

2015, buying you back, one application at a time. 

Devices are cheap, your life is worth more than you can understand.

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Monday
Dec152014

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 41 - Post Nihilistic Whispers PT 2

Episode 41 - PT 2 with Arran James and Michael Pyska of synthetic_zero

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Monday
Dec082014

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 40 - Post Nihilistic Whispers PT 1

Episode 40 - PT 1 with Arran James and Michael Pyska

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Monday
Nov242014

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 39 - Empirical Emporium Beyond Selfie Blah-Blah PT2

Episode 39 - Part 2 with Gary Weber

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Monday
Nov172014

Mindful Cyborgs - Episode 38 - Empirical Emporium Beyond Selfie Blah-Blah PT1

Episode 38 - Guest Gary Weber dismantles spiritual awakening with empiricism and scientific understandings.

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Monday
Sep082014

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.

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by Chris Dancy