technology

August 17, 2014
Text Distracted Driving

Technology and the Brain

August 14, 2014 - Segment 4 - We bring you a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show: Technology 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.
August 4, 2014
Robert McChesney

Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

July 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.
May 9, 2014
net

Net Neutrality

May 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
January 24, 2014
MariŽme Jamme - Africa Gathering & Dakar Dragons

Building a Stronger Africa Through Technology

January 23, 2014 - Segment 3 - We consider the power of technology to build a stronger Africa, with Marieme Jamme, CEO of SpotOne Global Solutions.
September 9, 2013
Hacking Prius

Hacking: Implications For Our Privacy & Security

September 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 and hacking.
July 17, 2013
Robert McChesney

Robert McChesney On The “Digital Disconnect”

July 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.