Technology & Choice, and SAFE Crossroads podcasts
About This Show
Welcome to the Crossroads of Project SAFE, and Technology and Choice podcasts. Safecrossroads covers the technology, applications, ideas and people of SAFE Network, where SAFE stands for Secure Access For Everyone, with the keynote of Privacy, Security and Freedom for all.
Technology and Choice covers almost anything viewed through the lens created by the concepts of technology and choice, taken together.
Your host is John Ferguson, the Simpleton of the Project SAFE, because sometimes it takes a simpleton to ask the right questions. After all, we can't all be geeks.
Visit www.safecrossroads.net and technologyandchoice.com for additional blog posts and articles.
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TC 12, Influence Says It All
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IN THIS EPISODE
What is the most basic action in the universe? Influence.
Technology is all about better directing influence, whether it be influence on the environment, the materials at hand, electronics, software, or people. And there is a lot of technology on the nature of influence and persuasion amongst people.
In this episode, we look at how influence is the most fundamental action of life, and why it's a good idea to not be ignorant of the technologies of personal and social influence. After all, who really wants to be a dupe? Answer? Those who remain ignorant of the nature and mechanics of personal influence.
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Music for this episode: *SafeProject* an original piece composed and performed by Nicholas Koteskey of Two Faced Heroes
LINKS (in order of discussion)
Scam Tech 10 -- http://technologyandchoice.com/2016/05/episode-5-scam-tech-101/ -- Worth a listen, and there are great additional references in the show notes of this episode.
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, by Robert Cialdini -- https://www.amazon.com/Influence-Psychology-Persuasion-Robert-Cialdini/dp/006124189X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1484550989&sr=1-1&keywords=influence
Pre-suasion, by Robert Cialdini -- https://www.amazon.com/Pre-Suasion-Revolutionary-Way-Influence-Persuade/dp/1501109790/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1484551043&sr=1-1&keywords=pre+suasion
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, by Scott Adams -- https://www.amazon.com/How-Fail-Almost-Everything-Still/dp/1591847745/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1484551150&sr=1-1&keywords=scott+adams+-+how+to+fail+at+almost+everything+and+still+win+big
MAGA Mindset, by Mike Cernovich -- https://www.amazon.com/Maga-Mindset-Making-America-Great/dp/9527065925/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1484551349&sr=1-1&keywords=maga+mindset
How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie -- https://www.amazon.com/How-Win-Friends-Influence-People/dp/8175993480/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1484551646&sr=8-6&keywords=how+to+win+friends+and+influence+people
Rebellin Linux distribution -- (https://therebellin.com/), highly recommended.
Make Yourself Great Again, by Dr. Robert Worste