In 2014, The Atlantic claimed no year in the century leading had been so filled with political rancor and dischord and anger. If only they’d waited two or four years. We’re so swamped with anger and hate that entire nations and states are working toward policy changes to lighten up social media. Lost among all this are ideas for countering hostile situations. Snakebite has some personal stories and we root through some more creative advice online.

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We are setting ourselves up for a spectacular revolt. There’s a perfect storm of privacy and data and regulatory hijinx in the news right now. Were all three to become reality, the path would be paved with rose petals and the air perfumed for the ultimate background to the next dystopian YA novel. There would be no flying children and no talking animals because it would be real – it would be the oppressive and bleak noir laid out by current events. The only recourse? Kill Switches; datacide.

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For what it’s worth to you,
we’ve been shy about method
and brazen about content in a manic push
to calculate the best way to move
from concept to publishing as smoothly as possible.

The real reason is that some episode Part One’s are recorded twice after the host establishes a more concrete idea on review. This adds up to a very big waste of time if the workflow for podcasting is still floundering around and being hammered out. Maybe you know?

We love to have the time to publish those revisions instead of miss a day.

Hardware and software discussed…

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