listen | podcasts • a Little Slice of Tech Pie + Techtonic

from: WFMU
April 1, 2020

— contents —

~ podcasts
~ summary
~ featured episode
~ about
~ reference

— podcast —

broadcast: WFMU
tag line: Independent free-form radio broadcasting.
web: homechannel

podcast title: Techtonic
tag line: Covering our shift to a digital future.
host: Mark Hurst
web: homepast shows
listen | podcast

— podcast —

broadcast: WFMU
tag line: Independent free-form radio broadcasting.
web: homechannel

podcast title: A little slice of Tech Pie
tag line: Just 2 minutes each.
host: Mark Hurst
web: home
listen | podcast

— summary —

Techtonic is a weekly podcast — on the famous free-form radio station WFMU — about our shift to a digital future. Journalist Mark Hurst interviews creators + thinkers who are charting the way forward in today’s cyber-infused society. The show covers tech, community, video games, current events — “and whatever else is next.”

Also on WFMU, a Little Slice of Tech Pie is Mark Hurst’s weekly segment on the Wake + Bake week-day morning show. It’s broadcast every Monday.

Podcast creator + host Mark Hurst graduated from MIT with a BS in computer science. He founded the historic, annual GEL tech conference — which stands for Good Experience Live. The event was first to introduce many well-known innovation celebrities to the public — before they became famous.

Hurst has a keen intuition for tracking trends in tech, science, and progress. His current project is a consultancy firm called Creative Good.

— featured episode —

podcast title: Techtonic
episode title: AI-inspired music
host: Mark Hurst
date: October 8, 2018

— summary —

In this featured Techtonic episode about AI-inspired music — Mark Hurst interviews Botnik co-founder Jamie Brew. Botnik is a start-up that makes creative text-editing tools for writers.

They use computers to re-mix text. Their work includes web content, live shows, and inter-active tools. Jamie Brew was previously a writer and editor at the Onion and ClickHole.

 songs • by Botnik  time in podcast
“I Have to Get My Car” 28 min. — 40 sec.
“You Can’t Take My Door” 32 min. — 00 sec.
“Bored with This Desire to Get Ripped” 36 min. — 00 sec.
“Soviet Nights” 45 min. — 40 sec.

— about —

WFMU is a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station. It’s currently the longest running free-form radio station in the United States. The station maintains an extensive website — including live audio streaming in several formats. Plus over 17 years of: audio archives, podcasts, and a popular blog.

Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, and the New York Press called WFMU “the best radio station in the country” — and it’s been featured in the New York Times and on BBC. In recent years the station gained a large international following.

Famous devoted fans include: the Simpsons creator Matt Groening, film director Jim Jarmusch, and Velvet Underground founder Lou Reed. WFMU doesn’t belong to a public radio network — 100% of its programming originates at the station.



group: Creative Good
tag line: Creating good in a world of tech.
web: homeabout Mark Hurst

— notes + abbreviations —

AI = artificial intelligence
BS = Bachelor of Science • degree

BBC = British Broadcasting Corporation
GEL = Good Experience Live
MIT = Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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