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The Contrafabulists Podcast

A Hack Education & API Evangelist Production

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we discuss Yahoo, Amazon, Uber, misogyny, and monopolies. Sorry, this episode runs a little long. Here are the stories we referenced: "Knight Institute Demands That President...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about Pinboard's acquisition of Delicious. Here are the stories we referenced: "Pinboard acquires Delicious" via the Pinboard blog "Internet Trends 2017" by Mary Meeker...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about terrorist attacks in Portland and Manchester, Facebook, Fox, and "fake news." Here are the stories we referenced: "Revealed: Facebook's internal rulebook on sex,...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about WannaCry, information security and planned obsolescence, and democracy's own technical vulnerabilities. Here are the stories we referenced: "An NSA-derived ransomware worm is shutting...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about net neutrality, content moderation, and phishing attacks. Here are the stories we referenced: "John Oliver Just Crashed the FCC's Website Over Net Neutrality...