Funny as Tech

Funny as Tech

By Funny as Tech

A podcast about our messy relationship with technology. Hosted by tech ethicist David Ryan Polgar and comedian Joe Leonardo, and featuring a diverse range of experts about the ways that technology excites us, scares us, and confuses us. It's complicated.


08/03/20

Are you doing social media wrong? Featuring special guest Stephanie Humphrey

How can we be our authentic selves online? Should teens approach social media as if they are their own brand? David & Joe chat with tech lifestyle expert Stephanie Humphrey about digital footprints and the difficulty to living our lives online. FunRead more

07/13/20

All Tech Is Human, tech ethics, & getting more people into the Responsible Tech conversation

Who exactly is David Ryan Polgar, the co-host of Funny as Tech? His fellow co-host, comedian Joe Leonardo, puts David on the hot seat to explain his career, where he sees the tech ethics conversation going, and the meaning behind his org All Tech Is Read more

06/29/20

Should we cancel social media? Joe & David debate.

Is it time that we left Facebook & Twitter? Can a person succeed without a social media presence? And is social media a communications platform with advertising, or an advertising platform with communication? Joe & David discuss and debate the virtRead more

06/08/20

Facebook, Twitter, Trump, & Section 230! Is social media really a public square?

What is Section 230 and why is it so important to how social media companies operate? David & Joe discuss and debate, with David going over the nuances of social media that make is part public square, part media company, and part utility company. GivRead more

06/01/20

Memes, trends, & internet culture w/ Tumblr's meme librarian Amanda Brennan!

David & Joe talk to Amanda Brennan, the trend expert and meme librarian at Tumblr, about the importance of memes, where the internet is headed, and what we can learn from teens online. Amanda Brennan is Tumblr’s internet librarian who currently leadRead more

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