UD004: Leila Johnston

Leila Johnston makes things, writes and talks about making things and uses the word “hacker” properly. She’s also one half of the Shift Run Stop podcast. We spoke back in the summer, just before her second Hack Circus event. The conversation was about the interesting things you can make out of technology when you don’t have to worry about it being useful and some thoughts around technology and education.


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UD003: Stephen Fortune and Benjamin Thompson

Stephen Fortune is an artist and writer with a particular interest in bioart and wetware. Benjamin Thompson is a microbiologist-turned science communicator. In this episode, we discuss the science and practise of bioart, the art/science divide and the appetite for meaningful collaboration between the two, via biobricks and the DIY biohacking movement. And Elvis mice.


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UD002: Alyson Fielding

In this episode, Henry talks to Alyson Fielding about telling the story of Apollo 11. Aly’s an editor, digital storyteller and generally brilliant with narrative and content. They’ve worked together on a project about the moon mission, and here they talk about how that story’s told and the details which get lost in the retelling.

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UD001: Joe Muggs

In this episode, Henry talks to music writer Joe Muggs about networks. Joe’s been deeply involved with dance music culture for years and reckons there’s a lot in common between the way we behave online and the primordial social networks that formed around electronic music in the 90s.


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