About the show

“In this live show, comedy and tech come together at last. Each month, the tech ethicist David Ryan Polgar and the comedian Joe Leonardo invite a wide range of guests to pick apart and laugh about such matters as algorithms and artificial intelligence.” -The New York Times



Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, along with its underlying technology blockchain, are white-hot topics right now. Is it the next big thing or the next tulip mania?Funny as Tech, a live panel show and studio podcast that tackles the thorniest issues in technology, has assembled a diverse panel of experts to have a freewheeling conversation on cryptocurrency for their live show on Tues, January 9th from 7 to 8 pm at the Peoples Improv Theater (123 E. 24th Street). Reservations for this nerdy night out of laughter and learning can be made at bit.ly/FunnyAsTechJan9



The panel for Let’s Talk Cryptocurrency: Margaux Avedisian (Bitcoin comedian & entrepreneur), Chris Burniske (co-founder of Placeholder Ventures, co-author of Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide To Bitcoin And Beyond), and Tatiana Moroz(singer/songwriter, creator of the first artist cryptocurrency, Tatiana Coin).



What Is Funny as Tech?



Funny as Tech is a live show and podcast that tackles the thorniest issues in tech. Co-hosts David Ryan Polgar (tech ethicist) and Joe Leonardo(comedian) invite a diverse range of experts to unpack our absurd present and uncertain future. The aim is to have a freewheeling conversation that is informative, accessible, and entertaining. Previous guests have included CNN’s Laurie Segall, comedian Chuck Nice, media theorist Douglas Rushkoff, WNYC’s Manoush Zomorodi, x.ai’s Dennis Mortensen, design researcher Pamela Pavliscak, and futurist comedian Baratunde Thurston.



Bios of panelists: bit.ly/Jan9Panel



Video: https://youtu.be/KkOBEhBdgf8



Please subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes: http://apple.co/2uak7iG



https://www.facebook.com/FunnyAsTech/



https://twitter.com/FunnyAsTech





More Dates
Funny As Tech! with David Ryan Polgar and Joe Leonardo Tue 2/13/18 7:00pm   Striker on E 24th
Funny As Tech! with David Ryan Polgar and Joe Leonardo Tue 3/13/18 7:00pm   Striker on E 24th
Funny As Tech! with David Ryan Polgar and Joe Leonardo Tue 4/10/18 7:00pm   Striker on E 24th
Funny As Tech! with David Ryan Polgar and Joe Leonardo Tue 5/8/18 7:00pm   Striker on E 24th
Funny As Tech! with David Ryan Polgar and Joe Leonardo Tue 6/12/18 7:00pm   Striker on E 24th