64. Lounge Bite: Small-file Aesthetics

We all know about the monetary cost of streaming media, but what does it cost the planet? Other Ways to Listen Apple Podcasts | Castro | Overcast | Pocket Casts | RSS Links and Show Notes Sy Taffel 53. Excess Energy and Urban Eyesores Apple Music announces Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos; will bring Lossless Audio to entire catalog Laura U. Marks Marks, L.U., 2020, ‘Let’s…More

63. Information Curation

In this episode, I offer a quick critique on Apple’s power as a ‘vectoralist’ of information, drawing on Kara Swisher’s recent interview of CEO Tim Cook and the work of scholar McKenzie Wark. Other Ways to Listen Apple Podcasts | Castro | Overcast | Pocket Casts | RSS Links and Show Notes Introduction 00:00 Hmmmm… that was a longer gap between episodes than…More

62. Three Films with One Idea

I discuss a conceptual shift in my podcasting research, the shock of the (big) HomePod’s discontinuation and finally, three wonderful films that challenge us to think differently. Other Ways to Listen Apple Podcasts | Castro | Overcast | Pocket Casts | RSS Links and Show Notes Research Rumination 00:44 A Hacker Manifesto (2004 book) by McKenzie Wark ‘Escaping the Amazon’ (2021 article) by…More