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Moral Repair: A Black Exploration of Tech

Moral Repair

Two-time AMBIE-nominated podcast Moral Repair: A Black Exploration of Tech is a series about the innovations that make our world, disrupt our societies, and how we can repair the damage.Hosts Annanda Barclay and Keisha McKenzie talk with tech experts, philosophers and spiritual leaders. They explore technological innovation and moral concerns while showcasing empowering, practical wisdom from the African continent and diaspora to nurture wellbeing for all.New episodes drop every other Wednesday—wherever you listen to podcasts. Moral Repair is part of PRX’s Big Questions Project, which supports new podcasts exploring discourse with exemplary thinkers focused on humanity's most profound questions. This second season is supported by the John Templeton Foundation and produced by PRX Productions.

Moral Repair Podcast

Two-time AMBIE-nominated podcast Moral Repair: A Black Exploration of Tech is a series about the innovations that make our world, disrupt our societies, and how we can repair the damage.Hosts Annanda Barclay and Keisha McKenzie talk with tech experts, philosophers and spiritual leaders. They explore technological innovation and moral concerns while showcasing empowering, practical wisdom from the African continent and diaspora to nurture wellbeing for all.New episodes drop every other Wednesday—wherever you listen to podcasts. Moral Repair is part of PRX’s Big Questions Project, which supports new podcasts exploring discourse with exemplary thinkers focused on humanity's most profound questions. This second season is supported by the John Templeton Foundation and produced by PRX Productions.

Moral Repair Podcast
10hr 4min
Thumbnail for "Magic in the United States: Ancient Technopagans".
From Magic in the US, a podcast from PRX Productions
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This episode explores technologies of public safety and conflict in the United States… and how communities can organize themselves to repair the harms of oppression and policing. We look at the history and values of public safety in the USA, specific policing tech, and ways communities in and out of tech are responding. (Guest: Sarah Nahar of Community Peacemaker Teams and Buddhist Peace Fellowship)
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Taking a Break from Tech with Joe Hollier and Judith Shulevitz: Always-on technology has amplified distraction and overwhelm, disconnection, and cultural polarization. How can social technologies like Shabbat help us heal from tech and tech culture?
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This episode explores the big question, how is AI used in American political decision-making?
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What does tech policy look like behind the curtain? And how can Afrofuturist and Black cultural principles make that ecosystem work for those who’ve been left behind?
Thumbnail for "Moral Repair Season 2 Trailer".
Welcome to a new season of the two-time AMBIE-nominated podcast Moral Repair: A Black Exploration of Tech. A series about the innovations that make our world, disrupt our societies, and how we can repair the harm.
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From TED Tech, a podcast from the TED Audio Collective: "Democracy is more fun and inviting when you take it into your own hands," says creator and activist Sofia Ongele. Sharing how she's using coding and social media to defend democracy, Ongele invites us to identify our own creative superpowers — whether it's community organizing, making music or telling stories — and use them to cause a ruckus and bring movements to life.
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This episode highlights Black memory preservation and story telling
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What if we could make tech at a smaller, more personal scale? Can small tech make the internet good again? The Moral Repair team digs into big questions about colonialism, design, and new ways to fund tech with Aral Balkan from the Small Tech Foundation.
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Join us for a holiday celebration episode on Moral Repair! We talk about our nostalgia around tech that brings up all the good feels. Tune in to find out who Annanda and Keisha deem the tech ghosts of holidays past, present and future. We’ve even pointed out this years Scrooge, Bob Crotchet, and Tiny Tim! Enjoy a special holiday nostalgia session, and join our discussion on the true tech meaning of this holiday season.
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Tech companies have access to an immense amount of data about each of us. How are we all being affected in a world where no one can be anonymous?
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Join us as we dissect the Californian Ideology Manifesto with our special guest, Professor Jane Gordon. Dive into a thought-provoking conversation that blends Silicon Valley's visions with vibrant Caribbean insights.
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How has the American Dream transformed in the wake of the Great Recession? Annanda & Keisha examine the impact of the Great Recession on the American Dream focusing on the rise of Bitcoin and blockchain.
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Is it possible to control AI? If so, how can we make it more ethical?
Thumbnail for "Holograms & How We Remember".
Keisha and Annanda have a conversation with Otis Moss III about his father’s hologram at the Maltz Museum
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What do we do about recommendation algorithms? What ethical standards could we use to reshape technology?
Thumbnail for "Introducing... Moral Repair: A Black Exploration of Tech ".
There’s so much new technology to adapt to these days: automation, and AI. It’s overwhelming! But Black technologists, philosophers, care practitioners, and theologians can help us navigate these changing waters. On Moral Repair: A Black Exploration of Tech, hosts Annanda Barclay and Keisha McKenzie talk with tech and spiritual leaders. They explore technological innovation and hazard while showcasing practical wisdom from the African continent and diaspora to nurture wellbeing for all. Moral Repair is for people creating, using, and being shaped by tech, wondering about its implications, and questioning what they can do about it. We expand mainstream tech narratives, celebrate profound insight from Black philosophy and culture, and promote technology when it serves the common good. Together, we’ll leave each episode with new ways to think about tech’s impacts and apply practical wisdom to our everyday lives. Starting October 4th, new episodes drop every 1st and 3rd Wednesday—wherever you listen to podcasts. Moral Repair is part of PRX’s Big Questions Project, which supports new podcasts exploring discourse with exemplary thinkers focused on humanity's most profound questions. This season is supported by the John Templeton Foundation and produced by PRX Productions.
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There’s so much new technology to adapt to these days: automation, and AI. It’s overwhelming! But Black technologists, philosophers, care practitioners, and theologians can help us navigate these changing waters. On Moral Repair: A Black Exploration of Tech, hosts Annanda Barclay and Keisha McKenzie talk with tech and spiritual leaders. They explore technological innovation and hazard while showcasing practical wisdom from the African continent and diaspora to nurture wellbeing for all. Moral Repair is for people creating, using, and being shaped by tech, wondering about its implications, and questioning what they can do about it. We expand mainstream tech narratives, celebrate profound insight from Black philosophy and culture, and promote technology when it serves the common good. Together, we’ll leave each episode with new ways to think about tech’s impacts and apply practical wisdom to our everyday lives. Starting October 4th, new episodes drop every 1st and 3rd Wednesday—wherever you listen to podcasts.