The Marc Steiner Show

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Technology and the Brain

Text Distracted DrivingAugust 14, 2014 – Segment 4

We bring you a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner ShowTechnology and the Brain. We explore how the technological devices that have become commonplace in our society have altered the way we think, with: Steven Yantis, Chairman of the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department of Johns Hopkins University; and Dr. Sergey Golitsynskiy, Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

Robert McChesneyJuly 31, 2014 – Segment 3

Author Robert McChesney joins us to talk about his latest book, Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy, about the relationship between economic power and the digital world.

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Net Neutrality

netMay 8, 2014 – Segment 3

We discuss net neutrality with: Todd O’Boyle, Program Director of the Media and Democracy Reform Initiative at Common Cause; Brent Skorup, Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at the George Mason University; Dr. Jared Ball, Associate Professor of Media Studies in the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University who can be found online at iMiXWHATiLiKE.org; and Dr. Margaret Flowers, co-Director of ItsOurEconomy.us and co-Host of Clearing the FOG (Forces of Greed) Radio Show, who is part of an ongoing Net Neutrality Solidarity People’s Firewall Action that is taking place in Washington, DC, now through May 15.

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Building a Stronger Africa Through Technology

MariŽme Jamme - Africa Gathering & Dakar DragonsJanuary 23, 2014 – Segment 3

We consider the power of technology to build a stronger Africa, with Marieme Jamme, CEO of SpotOne Global Solutions. Marieme is a Senegalese born-British businesswoman who helps international technology companies selling enterprise software solutions to set a foothold in Africa, Middle East and Asia.

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Hacking: Implications For Our Privacy & Security

Hacking PriusSeptember 9, 2013 – Segment 4

We turn to the topic of hacking. At recent hacking conventions in Las Vegas, cybersecurity experts revealed how easy it is to hack everything from cars to pacemakers. General Keith B. Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency, spoke at one of the conferences about his organization’s use of technology to spy on people.

We will look at these and other issues of cybersecurity with:

  • Edward Ericson Jr., staff writer for the Baltimore City Paper;
  • Dr. Rick Forno, Director of the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s Graduate Cybersecurity Program, Assistant Director of UMBC’s Center for Cybersecurity, and Junior Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS);
  • and Stephen Bono, CEO and President of Independent Security Evaluators, a Baltimore-based network and computer security firm.

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Robert McChesney On The “Digital Disconnect”

Robert McChesneyJuly 17, 2013 – Hour 1

Author Robert McChesney joins us to talk about his latest book, Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy, about the relationship between economic power and the digital world.

 

 

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