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The Contrafabulists Podcast (Formerly Known as Tech Gypsies)

A Hack Education & API Evangelist Production

Welcome to the Tech Gypsies podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and the politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about Alexa and the commercialization of home surveillance. Here are the stories we referenced: "Mattel Is Building an Alexa for Kids" via...

Welcome to the Tech Gypsies podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and the politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about Russian hacking, Twitter harassment, and Facebook versus the public sphere. Here are the stories we referenced: "Declassified report says Putin 'ordered'...

Welcome to the Tech Gypsies podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and the politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about technology and the new year. Here's the sole story we referenced: "Police seek Amazon Echo data in murder case" on Engadget...

Welcome to the Tech Gypsies podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and the politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about nuclear weapons, military technology, home automation, and the return of the worst of the Eighties. Here are some of the stories...

Welcome to the Tech Gypsies podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and the politics of technology) news. In this episode, we talk about libertarian futurist fantasies, regulatory mechanisms, and the schadenfreude of watching tech CEOs squirm and grovel in Trump Tower. Here are some...