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E40 - The Technology and Humanity Interface with Cris Beasley of Hack Reality

Episode 40 of the Hacker Noon Podcast: An interview with Cris Beasley of Hack Reality, a podcast that explores technology, creativity and love.

Listen to the interview on iTunes, or Google Podcast, or watch on YouTube.

In this episode Trent Lapinski interviews Cris Beasley from Hack Reality, you get to learn about how technology interfaces with humanity, what pitfalls may occur and how technology helps to build better future for humanity.

“I am also spinning up a lab to bring together artists and technologists to create performance pieces that stretch consciousness and alter consciousness.”

“I thought a lot over the last few years of how we can be responsible technology-makers and make things that make us more even.”

“And I believe that we absolutely can transcend where we are in our current humanity. As long as we are building things that have this intent.”

“Then the question becomes how can you tell whether you are building something that is helping or hurting.” -

Cris Beasley

Production and music by Derek Bernard -
Host: Trent Lapinski -


E30 - Why is leaving Medium?

Episode 30 of the Hacker Noon Podcast: An interview with David Smooke, CEO and founder of

In this episode Trent Lapinski interviews David Smooke concerning the future of They discuss some of the recent events concerning Medium, and why will eventually be moving away from Medium with the coming launch of Hacker Noon 2.0.

Music by Derek Bernard —

Host: Trent Lapinski —