The Atlantic

The Podcast Made From Inside Prison

“The brilliant series is a collaboration between the inmates Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams and the prison volunteer Nigel Poor, and it is conceived, recorded, and produced from inside of San Quentin State Prison. The show addresses legislative issues through the personal narratives of inmates and highlights the universal experiences shared by those who are incarcerated and those who are not. ‘Everything that happens in prison happens on the outside,” Poor told me. “We really wanted it to be an outside/inside production in every way.’”

The Boston Globe

When Silicon Valley gets religion — and vice versa

“Most of today’s leading religious groups are defined by prophecies and holy texts that date back hundreds or thousands of years. But while 19th-century evolutionary science has challenged some denominations’ account of humanity’s origins, 21st-century technology may offer a more compatible vision of human destiny.“