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The Contrafabulists Podcast

A Hack Education & API Evangelist Production

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' (somewhat) weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about infrastructure and civic data (and the erroneous message received by people in Hawaii about an impending ballistic missile strike). Here are the...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' (somewhat) weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about predictions for the new year. Why do people love predictions so much?! Who listens to them?! Who believes them?! Here are the...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' (somewhat) weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. We are back after a lengthy break to talk about 2017: what happened in tech and what happened in politics and what happened to The Contrafabulists. Here are...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' (somewhat) weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about the new Amazon headquarters, technology companies as monopolies (and versus democracies), and the ongoing fights to protect "net neutrality." Here are the...

Welcome to the Contrafabulists podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' (somewhat) weekly discussion of the latest technology (and politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about "infrastructural violence" and technology companies' inability to recognize (or address) what is happening on their platforms. Here are the stories we referenced:...