State of the Net Podcast
Sotn Podcast 27

Sotn Podcast 27

June 29, 2020

In this episode we talk about the various new developments announced at Apple's WWDC conference. We also discuss the responsibilities of large corporations in terms of paying tax and doing good in the world, why the UK's contact tracing app was such a fiasco, and Euan gets to rave, yet again, about the Drafts app and the cool things he is able to do with it.

Sotn Podcast 26

Sotn Podcast 26

June 17, 2020

In this episode we chat about face recognition, leaving (or not leaving) Facebook, thick and thin skins on social media, regulating or censoring conversations, and statues.

Sotn Podcast 25

Sotn Podcast 25

June 4, 2020

In this episode we discuss the wider meaning of West World (spoilers so if you haven't watched it yet don't listen), then we move on to how not to get driven berserk by frustration with technology, how not to be triggered in social media platforms and life generally, oh and could we adopt a rapid prototyping approach to government?

Sotn Podcast 24

Sotn Podcast 24

May 23, 2020

In this episode we talk about Joe Rogan moving to Spotify, we consider that organisations don't tweet, people do™, chat about the future of travel and how habits will change when we'll go back to an office, ponder about the importance of good writing when engaged in asynchronous work.

Sotn Podcast 23

Sotn Podcast 23

May 13, 2020

Yet another quarantine episode, where we talk about slogans, post war scenarios, how hard it its to build the tracing app we are all waiting for (and software in general), recommended TV shows, command line meditation, and how fun it is hoarding, organising and finding information.

Sotn Podcast 22

Sotn Podcast 22

April 29, 2020

In this episode we wonder which are the changes that will stick at the end of all this, we discuss about who is deciding about our privacy in contact tracing apps, and we consider which tools could be created to further empower communities. Things mentioned in this episode: Mark Manson's article https://bit.ly/2yP4YuL, Smarter every day episode https://bit.ly/3d9bStJ, the Professor and the Madman movie: https://amzn.to/2zDxjo1 

Sotn Podcast 21

Sotn Podcast 21

April 17, 2020

In this episode we mostly chat about some of the latest covid-related tech news and think about how the solutions proposed by Apple, Google and others might look like, in the yet to be announced exit strategy.

Sotn Podcast 20

Sotn Podcast 20

April 11, 2020

In this episode we talk about the resilience and opportunities offered by today's huge supply chains, centralised vs. distributed systems, the Queen, and how, once again, it's is all about creating new stories for us all to believe. Here's the link to the episode of NPR Planet Money that we mention: https://n.pr/2RoJrPV

Sotn Podcast 19

Sotn Podcast 19

April 1, 2020

Just one week after the last one, here's a brand new episode! This time we chat about a letter from a sick man, how are we coping with information about a very complex problem, how will we deal when things (won't) go back to "normal", we consider having a guest and we also give a recommendation for a good audiobook: https://adbl.co/2ykj2Mk

Sotn Podcast 18

Sotn Podcast 18

March 24, 2020

In this episode we wonder if this is really the beginning of a new era and we manage to complain about everybody talking about that thing, while talking about the thing. We hope you are all well and safe.