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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 "infrastructural violence" and technology companies' inability to recognize (or address) what is happening on their platforms. Here are the stories we referenced:...

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 how the technology industry and the technology press missed the whole Russian bot thing. Oh and AltSchool. Audrey might have rambled on...

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 Google's plans to "revolutionize" Toronto (and the implications of technology companies' interest in the public sphere). Here are the stories we referenced:...

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 the repetitiveness of tech news (and how frustrating it is that we are always repeating ourselves). Here are the stories we referenced: "$200...

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 automated decision-making at GitHub (that took Kin's sites offline briefly yesterday) and Facebook's automated decision making regarding its advertising (that has apparently taken...