Falken's Maze: An 80s Guide to History

The Enemy Knows the System (Part 5 of 5)

Episode Summary

In this final episode in our series on computing, we blow out information theory and apply it to how the internet works, how it enables the promise of open, free communication, and how it has enables the worst of humanity to shine through.

Episode Notes

In Falken's Maze, technologist and former professor Jason Thomas explores the intersection of technology, history, and culture. Created for listeners nostalgic for the 80s but who also want to understand the complexities of today, our show demystifies the world's most compelling technologies and events through 80's movies, music, and television.

This is where history, tech, and retro pop collide.

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  1. Sneakers Clip
  2. The Darkest Net by Patrick Howell O'Neill (The Kernel)
  3. The Tor Project