The Hive Podcast discusses technobiophilia

I was interviewed by Nathalie Nahai for The Hive Podcast yesterday. Nathalie is interested in ‘our relationship with technology, one another and the natural world’, so we have a lot in common. Our conversation ranged far and wide from the ancient past to the Industrial Revolution, the evolution of humanity’s interactions with nature, and the impact of technobiophilia on our digital lives.

The new series starts soon and my own interview will probably air in late December or early January. Meanwhile, I encourage you to dip into past episodes and subscribe to Nathalie’s fascinating and mind-opening conversations.

Welcome to the Anthropocene

If you’ve vaguely heard of the Anthropocene but don’t have much idea of what it is, this website is the place to start. Timelines, movies, maps and more.

The Anthropocene defines Earth’s most recent geologic time period as being human-influenced, or anthropogenic, based on overwhelming global evidence that atmospheric, geologic, hydrologic, biospheric and other earth system processes are now altered by humans.

The word combines the root “anthropo”, meaning “human” with the root “-cene”, the standard suffix for “epoch” in geologic time.

The Anthropocene is distinguished as a new period either after or within the Holocene, the current epoch, which began approximately 10,000 years ago (about 8000 BC) with the end of the last glacial period.

Source: Welcome to the Anthropocene | Welcome