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A TechnologySociety and Culture podcast featuring PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman
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The story of a person who wanted to change the world using the internet — by committing crimes on an unprecedented global scale.Check out Evan's book on Paul Le Roux, The Mastermind, here. 
Today we bring you episode one of Gimlet’s new show, “Conviction.” This season, reporter Saki Knafo follows a New York-based private investigator as he takes on the biggest case of his career. But in the course of reporting, Saki discovers the story is much, much bigger.A new episode of Reply All w…
This week, Alex investigates the rise of one of the most hated businesses: Robocalls. And Damiano tries to figure out if a robocaller is tracking his every move.
New Year! Alex Goldman’s audacious plan to get punched in the face, plus special guest Jason  Mantzoukas returns for a very Azkaban Yes Yes No.Tweet from the episode
In our final episode of the year, we revisit some stories, talk to old friends, and hear from the most remote places on the planet.For a list of all the episodes we referenced, check out our website reply.soy.
A small town in Wisconsin becomes the site of a completely unprecedented experiment.  A Better Mount PleasantLet's Make A Better Mount PleasantJournalist Larry Tabak's Series on Foxconn in Wisconsin
Today we talk to Alex Blumberg about his new podcast "Without Fail" and then, he shares with us his interview with movie producer Nina Jacobson. In it, Nina talks through her biggest failures and most surprising successes.
This week, the return of YYN: from a deranged mascot to the top of the FBI
This week, a new Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates.Michael Bazzell's PodcastThe complete Security and Privacy PodcastSteps Michael Bazzell Gave Alex to Protect HimselfHow to port your phone numberPassword ManagerGoogle Aut…
A 13-year-old girl builds a tiny world that she has complete, perfect control over. And then one day, that world forces her to make an impossible decision.Episodes of The Nod you should check out:Cowboy of the West VillagePeak RealityThe Paradise GarageKnuck if you Buck
New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine th…
New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine th…
We're back this week with a Yes Yes No. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through Alex Jones's visit to the Senate. And producer Anna Foley helps us unpack the scandal that's engulfed Beauty YouTube.Alex Jones tweetBeautube tweet
A telephone scammer makes a terrible mistake. He calls Alex Goldman.   This episode originally aired in July of 2017. 
A woman in New Jersey is getting strange phone calls to her office from unknown numbers. Every time she picks up, she finds herself eavesdropping on the life of a different stranger. Unsure what else to do, she calls in Super Tech Support. This episode originally aired in September of 2017. 
Taylor Nicole Dean was a self-described shut-in, a teenager who lived in her parent's home, surrounded by exotic pets. And then she started making videos on YouTube.Taylor's Youtube ChannelVote for your favorite reply all episodes - we'll run the winners in August!
Sruthi asks a question “why does it seem like Amazon has suddenly gotten a lot sketchier?“ Alex investigates.Further Reading:Elizabeth Dwoskin on AmazonBuzzfeed's Nicole Nguyen on Amazon Fake Reviewers
A couple months ago, Buzzfeed writer Katie Notopoulos tweeted the following question: What was “the incident” in your high school? The story so notorious that everyone still talks about it to this day?The tweet produced a thread that was so hilarious and off the wall, it had us wondering what kind …
Matt’s wife died a decade ago. Now, everywhere he goes on the internet, he can’t escape advertisements for clickbait sites with her picture on it. This week, Super Tech Support tries to help out.Matt's non-profit, the Liz Logelin Foundation
This week, to celebrate Alex Goldman’s return from paternity leave, a Yes Yes No extravaganza. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through the internet’s most encompassing conspiracy theory to date, and then Gene Demby joins us to help unpack a very different kind of conspiracy.Paris Martineau's Qanon …
An ambitious plan to help people goes off the rails, and a man from Florida tries to fix things the only way he knows how: with prank phone calls.Further reading:Cat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part ICat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part IIDavid …
How a shy, queer Canadian woman accidentally invented one of the internet’s most toxic male communities.
Today we bring you the first episode of Gimlet’s new show “The Habitat.”  The true story of six volunteers picked to live on a fake planet.
Last month, the government shut down backpage.com, a site where people advertised sex with children. We talk to a group of people who say that was a huge mistake.Trigger warning: sexual assault.
Podcast Details
Started
Nov 6th, 2014
Latest Episode
Feb 14th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
158
Avg. Episode Length
37 minutes
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