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The Jobs Are Back In Town

GoodJobsFirst.org's Executive Director Greg LeRoy reveals how the promise of job creation allows corporations and politicians to charge taxpayers for a ticket to the f...

Let’s Make Sweet Music Alone

One-man-band Ben Sharp, who performs as the prog metal act Cloudkicker, walks us through his unorthodox journey as a bedroom musician adopting studio-grade technology ...

Stranded In The Food Desert

Genevieve Miller opens up about food scarcity & insecurity. We examine the neglect of socioeconomic infrastructure, and how filling bellies inexplicably takes a ba...

Water On The Brain

Dr. David Zetland discusses water markets and water economics. We learn that, instead of turning water into wine, our modern-day saviors must turn water into accountab...

Baby On Circuit Board

Jenn Sydeski guests. We chat about babytech, and how the proximity of a parent's "village" has dissipated over millennia... only to transform into an omnipresent digit...

Add Me On Meatspace

Alex Cherones guests. We rub the dark underbelly of cybersecurity, and harp on a recurring theme that humans just love to learn the hard way -- a lesson cybercriminals...

Police In The Panopticon

Dr. Brett Stoudt guests. We marvel at the military-grade technologies empowering police to be everywhere at once, and how their Kafkaesque aversion to accountability t...

Time Machines Are Selling Potato Chips

Veronica Ahern guests. We anticipate adtech's influence on the quantification of consumers, while considering how algorithms continue to expand & exploit the gaps ...

Telecommuting With (Literally) Extra Steps

Gary Walker guests. We trade data points while pontificating on the pursuit of remote work as a cultural shift; not just towards location-independent labor, but the re...

The Miseducation Of Educators

Tracey Zimmerman & Ryan Gialames guest. We map the progress of online learning over recent years, and what its growth means for the 70% of students who can't affor...

Democracy Beyond The Destination

Jamie Skella guests, as we lay claim to being the 2,487th podcast to discuss the madness of contemporary politics. Luckily, Jamie has an ace up his sleeve: he created ...

Transportation Avoidance

The essential Telekinetic episode. Carlos Pardo guests, as we dive into the enigmatic concept of transportation avoidance as a cornerstone of mobility and urban planni...

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Welcome to the show that goes nowhere fast. What is Telekinetic? It's where we explore the destruction and replacement of human movement. It could be telecommuting, de...