Season 1 – Podcast 9: Slow Computing With Prof. Rob Kitchin

In this podcast Prof Rob Kitchin, a professor and ERC Advanced Investigator in the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis at Maynooth University, Ireland chats about his book Slow Computing and the concept of Slow Computing. Digital technologies should be making life easier. And to a large degree they do, transforming everyday tasks of work, consumption, communication, travel and play. But they are also accelerating and fragmenting our lives affecting our well-being and exposing us to extensive data extraction and profiling that helps determine our life chances.

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Chapters

0:04 – Introduction

1:24 – Prof. Rob Kitchin Introduction

1:48 – Technology, Society and Space

3:57 – Slow Computing

5:17 – Surveillance Capitalism

7:01 – Push Back

8:54 – Hook Cycle

10:25 – The Right To Disconnect

12:02 – Structured Rest

14:34 – Our Lives Have Speeded Up

16:27 – Multiple Kinds Of Relations

18:25 – Neurodiversity

19:19 – The Way Data Is Extracted From Us

19:59 – Gig Economy

21:28 – Giving Your Rights Away With Data

21:58 – Data Brokers And Data Markets

24:16 – Facebook Container

24:54 – Self Reflectivity

26:09 – Proper Education

26:46 – Data Brokers

27:37 – Personal Strategies

29:49 – Neoliberal Political Economy

30:47 – How To Intervene

31:32 – Civil Rights

32:41 – Social Dynamic

33:45 – Close

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