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Timbo Talks...

Hello, I'm Timbo... a writer, photographer and podcaster from Sydney, Australia. This is my podcast where I talk about anything to do with work and play – nature, travel, politics, philosophy, social media, technology and psychology.

Oct 7, 2020

I fly solo in this week's episode to share my feelings about the 'experts' in the Netflix documentary, The Social Dilemma. I also discuss the much better doco, My Octopus Teacher and recollect my own memorable encounter with an octopus.


— The Social Dilemma, the Netflix documentary about the impact of social networking:

— An introduction to B.F. Skinner's 'Operant Conditioning' work:

— Douglas Rushkoff, author and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age:

— My Octopus Teacher, the Netflix documentary about the unusual friendship between a filmmaker and an octopus:

— A written account of my teachable moment with an octopus: