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The Program audio series

English, Old Time Radio, 1 seasons, 35 episodes, 21 hours 42 minutes
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The Program audio series is a fiction sci-fi anthology set in a future in which Money, State, and God became fused into a single entity called the Program. Each episode is a self-contained story focusing on ordinary people inhabiting this extraordinary world. Best rated episodes include "My Turing-complete life" (comedy), "Planned obsolescence" (drama), "White Algorithm's burden" (true crime), and "Killer app" (thriller). Visit www.programaudioseries.com (http://www.programaudioseries.com) to learn more and get bonus episodes. Get bonus content on Patreon (https://open.acast.com/public/patreon/fanSubscribe/5331184) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy (https://acast.com/privacy) for more information.
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Not safe for work

The good news is that God exists. The bad news is that He's a libertarian.Visit programaudioseries.com/31-not-safe-for-work/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references.Support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/programaudioseries or subscribe in Apple Podcasts. Find more ways to support the show at programaudioseries.com/support/ Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See a
24/01/202428 minutes 20 seconds
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Holiday gift from The Program [12 days only]

Patreon link: https://www.patreon.com/programaudioseriesOr subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts if you're holding an iPhoneMore ways to support the show at https://programaudioseries.com/support Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/20237 minutes 12 seconds
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The Program Shows of Accolade: Modes of Thought in Anterran Literature, Wireland Ranch & Gospels of the Flood

Sample three other fiction podcasts recommended by the Program. Search them by their title in your podcasting app afterwards, or check out their websites:Modes of Thought in Anterran LiteratureWireland RanchGospels of the Flood Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/12/202326 minutes 35 seconds
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You don't have sufficient privileges to make changes

Superman exists... And he's been through Guantanamo.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/30-you-dont-have-sufficient-privileges-to-make-changes/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.comFill out The Program's annual survey and help direct the future of the show: https://forms.gle/E495NNPNkp1ynpJT6 <a target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href="https://open.acast.com/public/patreon/fanSubscribe/533
08/11/202340 minutes 43 seconds
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Infinite loop

“The ultimate roller coaster is built when you send out twenty-four people and they all come back dead. This could be done, you know.” - John Allen, former president of Philadelphia Toboggan CompanyVisit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/29-infinite-loop/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.comThe Program salutes withoutrealtor.com for sponsoring this episode! <a target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href="https://open.acast.com/pu
20/09/202321 minutes 6 seconds
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A quick update on upcoming episodes

An update on when can you expect the next two episodes of The Program... And a taste of all the bonus content available to show supporters!Should you decide to financially support us, either visit the show's Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/programaudioseries or simply subscribe on Apple Podcasts in case you're listening to this on an iPhone.Additional ways to support the show at https://programaudioseries.com/support/ Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more inform
29/08/20233 minutes 23 seconds
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Memory leak

Being admitted to a Memory Bank is a great privilege.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/28-memory-leak&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/05/202356 minutes 44 seconds
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In the blink of A.I.

Life is universe experiencing itself.Visit https://programaudioseries.com/27-in-the-blink-of-AI&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.comThis episode has been sponsored by Matterless. Check out Floorcraft: Blasters - their multiplayer AR fighting game (iOS only). <a target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href="https://open.acast.com/public/pa
22/03/202322 minutes 23 seconds
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How to keep device drivers from crashing

What happens under the hood during a stop error.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/26-how-to-keep-device-drivers-from-crashing&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy
25/01/202335 minutes 22 seconds
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Planned obsolescence

Pessimist acknowledges utopian leanings coming face to face with continuity of digital information.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/25-planned-obsolescence/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com
23/11/20221 hour 7 seconds
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Discreet optimization

What do you do when freedom becomes a losing proposition?Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/24-discreet-optimization&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/202242 minutes 8 seconds
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Overclocking

Falling in love two weeks before the scheduled end of the world.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/23-overclocking/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/04/20221 hour 34 minutes 3 seconds
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Jakob’s notebook: Antivirus solutions for home and business

Humans are not alone in the universe - they’re just really unpleasant to be around.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/22-JN-Antivirus-solutions-for-home-and-business for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.c
02/02/202218 minutes 53 seconds
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Homepage not found

Building fusion reactors and interplanetary spaceships is easy. What's hard is getting a permit from the local Planning and Housing Committee.Take the quiz after listening to the episode at programaudioseries.com/quizVisit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/21-homepage-not-found/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com <a target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href="https://open.acast.com/public/patreon/fanSubscribe/533
03/11/202137 minutes 46 seconds
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Cheat code

“We want to make our lovers the happiest in the world, and, failing that, the most miserable.” - Jean de La BruyèreVisit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/20-cheat-code/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.comStill hungry? Check out Midnight Burger for another tasty fiction podcast! Get bonus content on Patreon<p
08/09/202151 minutes 20 seconds
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Abandonware

Don't light a match to search for fire.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/19-abandonware&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.comThe Program salutes Shock Clock&nbsp;for sponsoring this episode! Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank'
11/08/202154 minutes 8 seconds
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Killer app

Providing support to end users.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/18-killer-app&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.comThe Program salutes BeeLine Reader&nbsp;for sponsoring this episode! Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target
24/03/202143 minutes 11 seconds
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Create, Read, Update, Delete

The ultimate A/B test.Visit programaudioseries.com/17-create-retrieve-update-delete/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.comThe Program salutes Atlas Authority for sponsoring this episode! Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='c
17/02/202138 minutes 9 seconds
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Force eject

God is not dead; He's on vacation.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/16-force-eject/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/11/202017 minutes 31 seconds
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What you see is what you get

The only way to the brain is through the heart.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/15-what-you-see-is-what-you-get/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.<
07/10/202049 minutes 5 seconds
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More parrot than predator

In the beginning was the Microsoft Word.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/14-more-parrot-than-predator/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com&nbsp; Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.<
02/09/202017 minutes 56 seconds
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This AI not to be used to fabricate paperclips

Humanity had to endure three great disappointments in the course of history - the first was Copernicus' discovery Earth was not the centre of the Universe; the second was Darwin's conclusion man had no special place in evolution; the third was Lampard's unawarded goal against Germany in 2010 World Cup.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/13-this-AI-not-to-be-used-to-fabricate-paperclips/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com <a target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href="https://open.ac
05/08/202041 minutes 36 seconds
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Jakob's notebook: Quit without saving

A short story written by the late sci-fi author Jakob Miller discovered with three different endings.Visit&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/12-JN-quit-without-saving/&nbsp;for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at&nbsp;programaudioseries.com/support/&nbsp;or buy some merch at&nbsp;store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See ac
01/07/202012 minutes 48 seconds
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Motherboard

We thought HAL 9000 would take us to the stars. Instead we employed it as a babysitter.Visit programaudioseries.com/11-motherboard/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/06/202035 minutes 37 seconds
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My Turing-complete life

What would you do if you encountered a startup that literally sells you the future?Visit programaudioseries.com/10-my-turing-complete-life/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/04/202050 minutes 18 seconds
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Right align, justify

You don’t need laws against stealing, if you hang all the thieves.Visit programaudioseries.com/9-right-align-justify/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/03/202051 minutes 30 seconds
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Parent-child processing

A story examining a relationship between a daughter and a father… After the fact he’s been paid to play the part of her dad for 15 years came to light.Visit programaudioseries.com/8-parent-child-processing/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='http
05/02/202033 minutes 2 seconds
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Move past and break things

time travelling... Episode aboutVisit programaudioseries.com/7-move-past-and-break-things/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/01/202048 minutes 59 seconds
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White hat, black hat

A story of a war criminal who chooses the losing side and thrives and a war hero who joins the winners but doesn’t find victory.Visit programaudioseries.com/6-white-hat-black-hat/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.co
15/12/201943 minutes 34 seconds
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White Algorithm's burden - part III

Your son is a pedophile who never acted on his impulses. What do you do when children in the neighbourhood suddenly start going missing? Part 3 of 3.Visit programaudioseries.com/5-white-algorithms-burden-part-III/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noref
04/12/201940 minutes 53 seconds
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White Algorithm's burden - part II

Your son is a pedophile who never acted on his impulses. What do you do when children in the neighbourhood suddenly start going missing? Part 2 of 3.Visit programaudioseries.com/4-white-algorithms-burden-part-II/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener norefer
04/12/201941 minutes 54 seconds
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White Algorithm's burden - part I

Your son is a pedophile who never acted on his impulses. What do you do when children in the neighbourhood suddenly start going missing? Part 1 of 3.Visit programaudioseries.com/3-white-algorithms-burden-part-I/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer
04/12/201944 minutes 32 seconds
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Four ways to stop your system from freezing

Imagine you could get sentenced to death through downvoting. Listen to a survivor tell her harrowing story.Visit programaudioseries.com/2-four-ways-to-stop-your-system-from-freezing/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https:/
15/11/201947 minutes 21 seconds
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You had me at "Hello World"

Set during the biggest revolution in history, the opening episode recounts a much more important story: that of a summer love lost.Visit programaudioseries.com/1-you-had-me-at-hello-world/ for full transcript, credits, and list of references. Make a donation to keep the show running at programaudioseries.com/support/ or buy some merch at store.programaudioseries.com Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/pr
15/11/201943 minutes
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The Program comes for us all

Trailer for the series. Click here if you don’t know where to start. Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/11/20191 minute 27 seconds