A live broadcast from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! This week The Internet of Us author Michael Lynch chats about the philosophy of how we learn and adapt to the new technological tools of information and of course delivering your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!
Michael opens up the phone lines for a variety of topics like: pet stories, 'oversharing', de-parenting, Bucket List items and their counterparts 'Flub-it list' items, political robo calls and radio station owners looking for content ad listeners respond. We here a not-so-robo-call from Bill Clinton, the sounds of mccaw and more!
Michael Patrick Lynch is a writer and professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, where he directs the Humanities Institute. He is the author or editor of seven books. A frequent contributor to the New York Times “The Stone” weblog, Lynch lectures widely, including at TEDx, Chautauqua, and South by Southwest. In 2013, he authored an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the ACLU’s federal case against the NSA.
His latest book is The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data and talks to Michael about what that means for us.