Tagged: technology

Mass House

Putting the Value Back

Last week I rambled into Boston and as soon as I set my bag down Chris Lydon said, “Let’s go interview Jaron Lanier.” And as always, I was pleased and excited to not only get to record another interview with...

OHM at Night

Connecting Hacker Camp with the World

MP3 Audio [61 MB]DownloadShow URL Hacker Camp, which takes place every two years in Europe, is an event where creative, quirky, and passionate minds from around the world gather to form a temporary physical community where ideas are exchanged. The...
 

ctrp417 Moving Closer to Ethical Mobile Phones

ctrp417 Moving Closer to Ethical Mobile Phones

MP3 Audio [37 MB]DownloadShow URL In the summer of 2011 we learned of the fairphone mission; to make the world’s first ethically responsible mobile phone. We spoke about the challenges, the steps, the people and places in the world that...
 

Our Gadgets, Our Planet

Our Gadgets, Our Planet

  This week I will meet up with David Kousemaker of TechTravels to interview him about his work on the issue of where our old gadgets end up. More specifically we will delve into a topic that the mainstream world...

Getting to know Fairphone

Getting to know Fairphone

  For the past few months I have been watching online and listening to conversations offline about the¬†initiative¬†by a group of people here in Amsterdam which looks at how mobile phones are made and how their production effects people and...

Hacker Camp 2009 Impressions

Hacker Camp 2009 Impressions

In many ways it is as if we never left. 2 years ago I sat at a picnic table under a tarp on the Polish-German border on the site of a former East German military base with a couple of...