We All Want Robots but They’re Going to Kill Us

Episode #1 April. 3, 2015 44m 15s Download
In this episode: Joseph Darnell and Joshua Peiffer
Joe and Joshua, along with special guest Robert McGinley Myers, introduce themes for the show and discuss everyday experiences and life-altering events we have with technology.

Highlights and Show Notes

Joshua Peiffer and Joe Darnell discuss people’s unhealthy obsessions for technology, and how we put the habits in check. Along with special guest, Robert McGinley Myers, we take a personal account of how our tools/devices have molded us for the better, and sometimes gives us cause to fear the unknown in a technologically advanced world.

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Show Notes & Links

Joe Darnell on Twitter

Joshua Peiffer on Twitter

Robert McGinley Myers on Twitter

Anxious Machine website

Rob’s articles on The Sweet Setup

The Anxious Machine podcast

Most recent episode of the Anxious Machine podcast at the time of recording TechTonic

The ‘people’ page (our bios) at TechTonic.fm

Jacob Lamont, friend of the show that enjoys his privacy

The Rise of Twitter Bots

Buying Twitter followers…is it worth it?

The 1980s computer games

‘iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business’ (biography)

Lynda.com – online courses

The most intimate relationship in your life: your smartphone

The Top Brew coffee podcast, hosted by Joe Darnell and Eric Rauch

The AeroPress coffee maker

The Keurig coffee maker

Ripple Training – video production online courses

Professor Lawrence Lessig’s presentation method

Microsoft PowerPoint

Apple Keynote

Mac Power Users #111: Presentation Workflows with Les Posen

Mac Power Users #204: Presentations — A MacSparky Field Guide

Apple’s iMovie

Apple’s DVD Studio Pro

The Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor

On Being, with Krista Tippett

Thanks for listening.