Nov 15, 2022 • 1HR 18M

A Mastodon Explainer (Robert Wright & Harry McCracken)

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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
Episode details

00:00 The time Harry stood up for editorial integrity
4:34 Can Alex Jones get a Mastodon account?
11:30 Choosing the best Mastodon community for you
22:19 Why dunking on people is harder on Mastodon
38:45 Should Elon Musk be worried? 48:54 How social media platforms fail
52:49 The (anti-)ideological tenor of Mastodon so far
57:35 Is moving from Twitter to Mastodon hard?
1:05:56 Harry’s theory of Elon

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Harry McCracken (Fast Company). Recorded November 15, 2022.

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