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Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Frann Michel discuss the HBO
miniseries Chernobyl and some responses to it. While there has
been widespread praise for the aesthetics and emotional impact of the
drama, and many appreciate its allegorical message about climate
Mon, 07/15/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Cecil and Celeste interview Ruha Benjamin, author of Race After
Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code (2019) Polity.
"From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through
tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can rein...
Fri, 06/14/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
As the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 approaches, the nagging question
remains: Did it really happen? Were the images seen by hundreds of millions
on live television actually from the moon or from a NASA simulator? Italian
film-maker, Massimo Mazzucco, in one of the most com...
Fri, 06/14/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
In this encore episode of The Digital Divide, host Rabia Yeaman speaks with
author George Dyson about his book "Turing’s Cathedral" a the story of how
the most constructive and most destructive of twentieth-century
inventions—the digital computer and the hydrogen bomb—emerg...
Mon, 05/27/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/28/2019 at 12:00am
Welcome to the special Memorial Day edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the
radio show for war criminals who have not been pardoned by the president. Not
Our guest tonight has one of the best sci-fi podcasts in the known universe.
Sarah Rhea Werner is the creator...
Mon, 05/20/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Our News In Depth guest today is Felicity Fenton, author of the book User Not
Found, from Portland’s Future Tense Books.
User Not Found is a long-form essay about Felicity’s attempt to withdraw
from the Internet, especially social media platforms such as Facebook,
Thu, 07/04/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
“Like such eclectic predecessors as Philip K. Dick, James Tiptree, Jr.,
Jorge Luis Borges, Ursula K. Le Guin, Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, China
Miéville, and Kazuo Ishiguro, Ted Chiang has explored conventional tropes
of science fiction in highly unconventional wa...
Wed, 04/24/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Guest host Linda Olsen-Osterlund takes a look at Facebook and social media's
usage of personal data, its discriminatory practices, and all the other
things that make people question the future and definition of privacy. Call
in with your comments 503-231-8187.
Fri, 04/12/2019 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
In a New Yorker profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last September,
Evan Osnos writes: “If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest
population on earth. More than 2.2 billion people, about a third of humanity,
log in at least once a month. That user base h...
Sat, 03/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Tonight from 12:00-3:00 AM Bill McQuay of Ecolocation Sound and NPR will be
guest hosting and presenting the final installment of his and researchers
Drs. Laurel Symes and Hannah ter Hofstede's recent field recordings from
Barro Colorado, Panama.
Thrill to the ultrasonic ...