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The MIT Press listening room: June 2023 edition

The ethical questions of colonizing space, the ubiquity of algorithms, and “sharenting”: A compilation of podcast interviews with our authors

With summer travel rapidly approaching, readers everywhere are on the hunt for their next book—or their next listen. Lucky for you, we’ve collected links to some wonderful conversations with MIT Press authors from the year to keep you entertained and informed. Listen on below, and sign up for our newsletter to hear more about our books and journals.

Meredith Broussard, author of More than a Glitch
Featured in a two-part series on Getting curious with Jonathan Van Ness discussing ChatGPT and algorithms; LitHub’s Keen On podcast on race, gender, and ability bias in tech

Carol Geffner, author of Building a New Leadership Ladder
Featured on EverydayMBA podcast for a conversation on how to transform male-dominated organizations to support women

Leah Plunckett, author of Sharenthood
Featured on Claim Your Space discussing where the internet goes wrong when it comes to parenting

Erika Nesvold, author of Off-Earth
Featured on New Scientist’s podcast speaking on the ethical considerations of living off-Earth 

Katie Davis, author of Technology’s Child
Featured on the Artificiality podcast and the No Such Thing podcast discussing her book

Steven Beaucher, author of Boston in Transit
Featured on the Viewpoints podcast discussing the beginnings of mass transit in America 

Christopher Preston, author of Tenacious Beasts
Featured on A New Angle podcast discussing how Europeans are learning to live with wolves; and featured on the Town Hall Seattle podcast following an event there

Nicholas Mirzeoff, author of White Sight
Featured on the New Books Network Politics & Society podcast discussing his book

Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman, authors of Socializing Architecture 
Featured on A is for Architecture talking about the spatial and social implications of architecture

Dori Tunstall, author of Decolonizing Design
Featured on the Scratching the Surface podcast speaking about the intersection of design and anthropology

Don Norman, author of Design for a Better World
Featured on the Design Matters with Debbie Millman podcast; and featured on the The Artificiality podcast

Michael Tomasello, author of The Evolution of Agency
Featured on Sean Carroll’s Mindscape discussing the social origins of cognition

Gerd Gigerenzer, author of How to Stay Smart in a Smart World
Featured on Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything podcast talking about the ubiquity of algorithms

Tahira Rehmatullah, coauthor of Waiting to Inhale
Featured on The Optimal Life with Nate Haber and Lopate at Large discussing her book

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