Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything

Series produced by Benjamen Walker

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Personally connecting the dots. All of them.

Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Radiotopian. toe.prx.org.


37 Pieces

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Twitter employee #7 tells us what happened when Justin Bieber joined twitter in 2009. An Amazon Data scientist explains how the cloud is changing o...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 22:19
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We continue our journey to the center of the cloud, by way of the earth: Rare Earth. China controls 95% of the market for the 17 Rare Earth element...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 27:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Our series concludes with some revelations. Metahaven uses the story of Wikileaks to show us the infrastructure of the cloud and its super-jurisdic...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 20:41
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A torture expert records an imaginary criterion commentary track for the torture scenes in Zero Dark Thirty. We learn about Umarov Muhibullah, one ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 37:34
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Anthropologist Gabriella Coleman tells us about her book Coding Freedom and the time she spent among the Hackers, “Chris” makes his TOE debut with ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 26:24
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We check in with a few of our TOE regulars: Peter Choyce has is one of my oldest friends and a listener favorite, but he has a secret we’ve never a...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 28:03
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Programmer David Heinemeier Hansson tells us about his Out Of Office experience, David is a partner at 37signals and a co-author (with Jason Fried)...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 24:23
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About a year ago I travelled across America for the BBC. I visited Airports, Amusement parks, Highways and Community Colleges in order to understan...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 23:30
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When Private Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison she announced her desire to transition from male to female. Yvette Gonzales tells us a fir...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 34:06
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This week your host tries to break through to the other side using the art of John Singer Sargent as a... jumping off point. Also we get an update ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 21:13
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After moving to New York alone, writer Olivia Laing discovered the truth about loneliness. She says it is a gift. And... In Denmark when someone...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 26:56
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Technology consultant Sarah Slocum loves social media and her Google Glass, she wears them everywhere. But when she walked into Molotov’s, a bar o...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:17
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In 1984 your host was twelve years old, and like George Orwell’s protagonist Winston Smith, he kept a diary, for the citizens of the future. For t...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 50:51
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Andrew Rubin opens up his Archives of Authority to tell us the story of how George Orwell’s Animal Farm and 1984 became global phenomenons. Melissa...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 24:09
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This week we examine the legacy of The Work of Art in the Age of Technological Reproducibility by Walter Benjamin.

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 20:45
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A few years ago your host took a pilgrimage to Copenhagen to walk the streets the great Dane Søren Kierkegaard once walked. He wanted to understand...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 32:28
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We don’t have metrics to measure what happens when we read something that changes our life. So this episode is an attempt to deal with that.

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 18:12
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Philosopher Daniel Heller-Roazen tells us the story of Pythagoras and the fifth hammer and how Kant and Kepler both tried (and failed) to record th...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 31:17
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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 23:09
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For this special installment of the Theory of Everything we explore Maker Culture. Makerbot co-founder Bre Pettis gives us a tour of his new ventur...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 17:52
  • Purchases: 2