Science/Technology

Zucked by Roger McNamee

Airs at: 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... Read more

Insectuality 2: Ultrasonic Bugaloo

Airs at: Sat, 03/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
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 ... Read more

Social Design Insights: In defense of slowness

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Radiozine brings a special presentation of Social Design Insights. Spencer Bailey is the editor-at-large of the book publisher Phaidon and a contributing editor at Town & Country magazine. A writer, editor, journalist, and strategist, he was previously the editorial directo... Read more

Surveillance Capitalism

Airs at: Tue, 03/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Surveillance Capitalism is a global architecture of behavior modification which poses profound threats to society. It was invented at Google, duplicated at Facebook, and has moved almost seamlessly into virtually every economic sector. Vast wealth is accumulated in an om... Read more

Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine

Airs at: Fri, 03/29/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Today on Between the Covers, Suzanne LaGrande interviews science writer, lecturer and author Thomas Hager, discussing his newly published book, Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine   Behind every landmark drug is a story. It coul... Read more

Emotional.Store's 100 Year Plan

Airs at: Fri, 03/15/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Jenna talks with Emotional.Store duo Bailey Hikawa and Scotty Wagner about present their newest project, “100 Year Plan,” a dystopian response to participating in the producer economy in the age of automation takeover. This live-cinema experience presents a performance of a... Read more

International Womxn's Day Threshold Shift Special Feature

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2019 at 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Produced for Threshold Shift
A Conversation with Two Scientists from Cornell University's Lab of Ornithology and Bioacoustics Research Program Nikki Martin delves deep into a wide-ranging conversation with Dr. Laurel Symes and Dr. Michelle Fournet about their work as well as their experiences of being... Read more

Poetry and Science

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2019 at 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Poetry and sound with Judith Arcana of Poetry and Everything, Tiel Ansari of Wider Window Poetry, and Nikki Martin of Threshold Shift. We'll be exploring the intersections between poetry and sound, words and representation, art and science on this International Womxn's Day.... Read more

Civilization and Insanity: A Conversation with John Zerzan

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Eugene, Oregon-based anarchist writer John Zerzan has been writing provocative essays and books challenging dominant narratives of "civilized" thought, history, social organization and technology for over 30 years. Host Paul Roland ran into him again this past Saturday a... Read more

A Climate Beast Awakens

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker shares the article An Unforeseen Climate Beast Awakens! written by Robert Hunziker for Counterpunch. East Antarctica is a sleeping monster. It was believed by climate scientists that its ice sheet would be stable into the next century. But the monster is stirring... Read more