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Food

From: Joan Schuman
Series: Micro-Texts
Length: 02:01

Part of the audio sketch series Micro-Texts, exploring culture and technology.
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Food
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Joan Schuman

Default-piece-image-0 An urban myth pits chicken against man, technology against nature. Part of the audio sketch series Micro-Texts, which consist of 11 creatively produced commentaries that explore the cultural impact of technology. Produced weekly in the last three months of 2000 for the PRI-distributed "Beyond Computers," each piece still reflects a contemporary view of how machines are ruling our lives.

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Piece Description

An urban myth pits chicken against man, technology against nature. Part of the audio sketch series Micro-Texts, which consist of 11 creatively produced commentaries that explore the cultural impact of technology. Produced weekly in the last three months of 2000 for the PRI-distributed "Beyond Computers," each piece still reflects a contemporary view of how machines are ruling our lives.

Broadcast History

All 11 commentaries were commissioned and aired weekly between September and December 2000 on the PRI-distributed program, "Beyond Computers," originating from KQED-FM. The show went off the air a few years later.