Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads
Low Tech Podcast-logo

Low Tech Podcast

Technology Podcasts >

We bring nonindustrial subsistence technology to (over)developed societies. We exist at the nexus of ancient, ethnographic, and modern technology and subsistence practices. We aim to identify ancient and contemporary nonindustrial technologies appropriate for use in modern, small-scale, self-sustaining infrastructure and create do-it-yourself, resource-light solutions to sustainability problems.

We bring nonindustrial subsistence technology to (over)developed societies. We exist at the nexus of ancient, ethnographic, and modern technology and subsistence practices. We aim to identify ancient and contemporary nonindustrial technologies appropriate for use in modern, small-scale, self-sustaining infrastructure and create do-it-yourself, resource-light solutions to sustainability problems.
More Information

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

We bring nonindustrial subsistence technology to (over)developed societies. We exist at the nexus of ancient, ethnographic, and modern technology and subsistence practices. We aim to identify ancient and contemporary nonindustrial technologies appropriate for use in modern, small-scale, self-sustaining infrastructure and create do-it-yourself, resource-light solutions to sustainability problems.

Twitter:

@Low_Techno

Language:

English

Contact:

608-886-9584


Episodes

Low Tech Podcast, No. 32 — Tidying Up

1/12/2018
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 32 – 12 Jan 2018 Tidying up around the homestead. Music from Ozzed, 8-Bit Party, off the album 8-Bit Empire (CC-BY-SA). 5S in the Japanese Workplace by Japanese Intercultural Consulting: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo https://lowtechinstitute.org/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 32 — Tidying Up

Duration: 00:43:37


Low Tech Podcast, No. 31 — 2017 in Review

12/29/2017
More
https://archive.org/download/LowTechPodcast031/LowTechPodcast-031.mp3 Low Tech Podcast, No. 31 – 29 Dec 2017 A review of 2017 at the institute and around the world. Only a few days left to support the institute with a tax-deductible donation in 2017. Music from Nada Ba Ba, Sydney City Rain, off the album The Real (CC-BY-NC-SA). Year in Review Sources: Carbon Brief, Ensia, Conversation, New York Times, Sierra Club, BBC, and Forbes. https://lowtechinstitute.org/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google...

Duration: 00:13:47


Low Tech Podcast, No. 30 — Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival 2017

12/15/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 29 – 22 Sep 2017 A review and itinerary of the Bicycling Around Minnesota tour. Music from Advent Chamber Orchestra: Bughici - Suite for Violin, 9 Hora, vivace (CC-BY-SA)https://lowtechinstitute.org/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 30 — Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival 2017

Duration: 01:41:55


Low Tech Podcast, No. 24 — Interview: Foodways of the Apocalypse — Part II

5/19/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 24 – 19 May 2017 An interview with Prof. Shanti Morell-Hart about foodways in trying times. https://lowtechinstitute.org/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 24 — Interview: Foodways of the Apocalypse — Part II

Duration: 00:31:24


Low Tech Podcast, No. 22 — Tour of the Low Technology Institute Grounds

4/28/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 22 – 28 Apr 2017 An audio tour of the institute's new permanent grounds. https://lowtechinstitute.org/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 22 — Tour of the Low Technology Institute Grounds

Duration: 00:23:22


Low Tech Podcast, No. 21 — Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? Lecture

4/7/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 21 – 04 Apr 2017 A lecture on the book, Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?, presented at the Missouri History Museum on behalf of the Mound City Chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society. https://lowtechinstitute.org/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 21 — Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? Lecture

Duration: 00:33:16


Low Tech Podcast, No. 20 — Fossil Fuel Audit

3/24/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 20 – 24 Mar 2017 An audit of fossil fuels in our everyday lives. Van der Ryn, Sim and Stuart Cowan. 2007. Ecological Design. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. https://lowtechinstitute.org/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 20 — Fossil Fuel Audit

Duration: 00:39:45


Low Tech Podcast, No. 19 — Clothes

3/17/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 19 – 17 Mar 2017 A discussion of the clothing economy. 35 Items In Your Wardrobe is All You Need - Huffington Post Forget 'spark joy.' How about 'use it up'? - TreeHugger Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt - NPR The Story of Microfibers - The Story of Stuff The Way Back - Matt Miles https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 19 — Clothes

Duration: 00:26:42


Low Tech Podcast, No. 18 — EROI and Fuels

3/3/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 18 – 03 Mar 2017 A discussion of EROI and various fuel sources. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 18 — EROI and Fuels

Duration: 00:20:16


Low Tech Podcast, No. 16 — Open Source Movement

2/10/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 16 – 10 Feb 2017 Exploring the open source movement and its usefulness to the institute's mission. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 16 — Open Source Movement

Duration: 00:27:37


Low Tech Podcast, No. 15 — Major Research Project No. 1: Heating Water

2/3/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 15 – 03 Feb 2017 Introduction to our first major research project: water heating. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 15 — Major Research Project No. 1: Heating Water

Duration: 00:30:33


Low Tech Podcast, No. 13 — Dark Mountain

1/20/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 13 – 20 Jan 2017 The Dark Mountain and its influence on the institute. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 13 — Dark Mountain

Duration: 00:22:13


Low Tech Podcast, No. 12 — Alcohol

1/13/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 12 - 13 Jan 2017 A discussion about home brewing. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 12 — Alcohol

Duration: 00:15:57


Low Tech Podcast, No. 11 — Aldo Leopold Nature Center

1/6/2017
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 11 – 06 Jan 2017 An interview with staff from the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 11 — Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Duration: 00:32:51


Low Tech Podcast, No. 10 — Year-End Roundup

12/30/2016
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 10 – 30 Dec 2016 A round up of this year's news. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 10 — Year-End Roundup

Duration: 00:19:04


Low Tech Podcast, No. 9 — Food Distribution

12/2/2016
More
LowTechPodcast, No. 8 - 2 Dec 2016 This week we're examining the underlying social causes of famine in the modern world. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 9 — Food Distribution

Duration: 00:23:24


Low Tech Podcast, No. 7 — Collective Hubris

11/4/2016
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 7 - 4 Nov 2016 Collective Hubris in the past and today. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 7 — Collective Hubris

Duration: 00:18:58


Low Tech Podcast, No. 6 — Natural Disasters

10/28/2016
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 6 - 28 Oct 2016 This week we explore disasters and how we deal with them. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 6 — Natural Disasters

Duration: 00:22:14


Low Tech Podcast, No. 5 — Social Organization

10/21/2016
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 5 - 21 Oct 2016 Social organization and its role in human history. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 5 — Social Organization

Duration: 00:39:37


Low Tech Podcast, No. 4 — Trade

10/18/2016
More
Low Tech Podcast, No. 4 - 18 Oct 2016 Discussing trade and exchange throughout history. https://lowtechinstitute.wordpress.com/ … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 4 — Trade

Duration: 00:30:38

See More