The Digital Divide

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Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Every 2nd Friday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon).

Analyzing how to use science, medicine & technology to benefit society and keep it from harming us.

How do the latest technologies affect our communities? How can we use science to benefit society and how do we keep it from harming us?

KBOO's The Digital Divide attempts to answer these questions and ask a few of our own through interviews, recordings, and commentary. The show touches upon such issues as open source, privacy, transparency, intellectual property, free speech, accessibility, hacking, net neutrality, file sharing, piracy, social networking, pollution, bioethics and more.

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Howard Bloom on The Digital Divide

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Tune in Friday at 11 am for my interview with Howard Bloom, author of the God Problem. Howard stopped by the KBOO studios for an interview. Listen in as we discuss secular shamanism, aspiring toward omniscience, LSD, doing the work of the universe, Prince, Amanda Palmer,... Read more

The Digital Divide: Call In

Airs at: Fri, 11/11/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Host Rabia Yeaman takes your calls and discusses the Assange/Wikileaks email disclosures, why no emails at the RNC or any Republicans were exposed & what would happen if your emails were made public. Read more

The Digital Divide: Host Rabia Yeaman interviews Donald Hoffman

Airs at: Fri, 10/14/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Rather than as a set of absolute physical principles, reality is best understood as a set of phenomena our brain constructs to guide our behavior. To put it simply: we actively create everything we see, and there is no aspect of reality that does not depend on consciousn... Read more

The Digital Divide with Cyber Punk Author and Musician John Shirley Live in Studio

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On this special edition of The Digital Divide, we welcome cyber punk author and former Sado Nation John Shirley into the studio for a live interview with special guest co-host Randal Irwin. We are offering 3 one of a kind rare and collectible signed author/editor proofs as... Read more

Facing Climate Change: Building Resilience at the Local Level: A Radio Documentary

Airs at: Fri, 08/12/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  The Digital Divide is off today. Instead we'll hear the documentary "Facing Climate Change." Climate Change is in the air, and scientific groups are teaming up with their communities and local governments to better understand and prepare for what is in store.  "Facing ... Read more

The Digital Divide on 07/08/16

Airs at: Fri, 07/08/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Digital Divide on 06/10/16

Airs at: Fri, 06/10/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Digital Divide for May 2016

Airs at: Fri, 05/13/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tune in Friday, May 13th, 2016 for a super geeky discussion of how we can use math and stuff to help solve some of lifes most vexing puzzles such as where should we go to dinner and world peace. Host Rabia Yeaman interviews Brian Christian, co-author of the new book "ALGOR... Read more

The Digital Divide on 04/08/16

Airs at: Fri, 04/08/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Digital Divide: Cannabis lab testing in Oregon

Airs at: Fri, 03/11/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tune in for an informative and fact-based discussion about cannabis lab testing in Oregon, where it is and where it's heading into the brave new world of legal cannabis. Host Rabia Yeaman speaks with a former cannabis lab technician who holds a masters in chemistry. We'll l... Read more