The Digital Divide

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Airs at: Fri, 11/09/2018 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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Tiny House Ontario on the August 2012 Digital Divide

Airs at: Fri, 08/10/2012 at 12:00am
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Technology writer Rabia Yeaman interviews blogger Laura Moreland who writes about her experience building and living in a 108 sq. foot home without running water or electricity. Her blog Tiny House Ontario describes her daily life living in a very small space with little am... Read more

The Digital Divide on 07/13/12

Airs at: Fri, 07/13/2012 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Today on the Digital Divide we'll hear a talk on What Journalism Can Learn from Science, from a recorded A session at SXSW Interactive 2012. Today's talk will feature Gideon Lichfield, Media Editor for The Economist and Matt Thompson, Editorial Manager at NPR. The scientifi... Read more

George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe.

Airs at: Tue, 07/10/2012 at 12:00am
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Interview with Host Rabia Yeaman and digital historian George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. Dyson’s account, sheds important new light on how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II. Read more

The Digital Divide on 04/13/12

Airs at: Fri, 04/13/2012 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tune in Friday at 11 am to the Digital Divide on KBOO 90.7 FM. Rabia Yeaman will interview author and digital historian George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. Dyson’s account, sheds important new light on how the digital universe ex... Read more

The Digital Divide on 03/09/12

Airs at: Fri, 03/09/2012 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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In this episode of The Digital Divide we bring you electronic and digital inventors and artists from Suspect Devices. They'll tell us about their upcoming projects, and will answer the question burning in all of our minds, "What is a DorkBot?" We'll also hear an interview w... Read more

The Digital Divide: Matthew Stadler

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2012 at 12:00am
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Suzanne LaGrande talks to writer, editor and co-founder of The Publication Studio, Matthew Stadler. Among other things they discuss is the Publication Studio's DIY publishing strategies, the social life of the book, and the importance of creating public conversations. For ... Read more

The Digital Divide on 12/09/11

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tune into the Digital Divide, Friday, December 9th at 11 AM when Rabia Yeaman interviews Brian Greene noted theoretical physicist, a professor at Columbia University, and author of The Hidden Reality. Chris Andreae speaks with Crystal Cox, Oregon Blogger, journalist and cor... Read more

Michelle Rae Anderson on The Digital Divide

Airs at: Fri, 11/11/2011 at 12:00am
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 Suzanne LaGrande interviews Michelle Rae Anderson. (aka @mediaChick on social websites) Michelle is a writer, digital strategist and community builder with 20 years of media development experience. As a media ecologist,  she's fascinated with the way people and technologie... Read more

Science historian Naomi Oreskes on "The Merchants of Doubt"

Airs at: Fri, 08/12/2011 at 12:00am
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Today, Dave DeAngelis speaks with scientist and historian Naomi Oreskes about her new book "The Merchants of Doubt,"which describes how organized campaigns undermine the scientific evidence related to important environmental and health issues such as second-hand smoke, acid... Read more

The Digital Divide on 07/08/11

Airs at: Fri, 07/08/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Join us this month on The Digital Divide. Today we'll hear a TED talk by bioethicist Paul Root Wolpe. He'll describe an astonishing series of recent bio-engineering experiments, from hybrid pets to mice that grow human ears. And he asks: isn't it time to set some ground rul... Read more