Short story: Walls like Skin, Soft as Paper by Adam Callaway (2013), listened to on the Beneath Ceaseless Skies podcast, episode 113. Highly Recommended.
Poem: Idem the Same: A Valentine to Adrian Sherwood by Gertrude Stein, listened to on the Essential American Poets podcast, from January 2012. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Can we Build AI without Losing Control? by Sam Harris, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from September 2016. Highly Recommended.