Best of the Left Podcast : #1121 This episode is worth your time (Culture and Technology)

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Air Date: 07/21/2017

Today we look at the technology that massively influences how we spend our time and hear lots of advice on how we can begin to take back control

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Panda is Dancing - @TimeWellSpentio - Air Date 11-28-16

Ch. 3: Song 1:  N/A

Ch. 4: Act 2: Tim Wu on The Attention Merchants - The Zero Hour w: @RJEskow - Air Date 4-29-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  One-Armed Bandit - The Viscounts

Ch. 6: Act 3: What If Technology Were Conscious Of Your Time? - @TimeWellSpentio - Air Date 11-22-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: N/A

Ch. 8: Act 4: What If Technology Were Designed For Human Values? - @TimeWellSpentio - Air Date 11-22-16

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Forever On Your Team - Frida Selander

Ch. 10: Act 5: Does Technology Actually Make Life Easier, or Just More Hectic? - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 05-08-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Spider-Man (Live) - Ramones

Ch. 12: Act 6: Tristan Harris: How better tech could protect us from distraction - @TEDTalks - Air Date 6-14-16

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Time Well Spent - Tom Felton

Ch. 14: Act 7: Laura Vanderkam - How to gain control of your free time - @TEDTalks - Air Date 2-7-2017 

Ch. 15: Song 7:  Time In a Bottle - Jim Croce

Ch. 16: Act 8: Yuval Noah Harari - Think Again @bigthink - Air Date 2-25-17

Ch. 17: Song 8:  We're Simple Minds - Club 8

Ch. 18: Act 9: Someday - The Minimalists - Air Date 3-29-17

Ch. 19: Final comments on my personal slate of apps, settings and strategies to keep my digital life under control

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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