The Digital Divide

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Airs at: Fri, 03/13/2020 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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Winter Drive Special: Summer of Love Fest, Interview with Jorma Kaukonen,

Airs at: Fri, 02/14/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Tune in Friday, February 14, Valentines Day at 11 AM for a very special membership drive "Summer of love fest" featuring a recent 2019 interview with Jorma Kaukonen, former member of Jefferson Airplane, in fact credited with giving the band it's name, and a current membe... Read more

The Digital Divide on 01/10/20

Airs at: Fri, 01/10/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Digital Divide on 12/13/19

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Digital Divide for November 2019: An update from Edward Snowden

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On the eve of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Edward talks about the governments access to our devices, what it means to be a whistleblower an... Read more

The Digital Divide on 10/11/19

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Digital Divide for October 2019: Annalee Newitz

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Host Rabia Yeaman interviews sci-fi author and technology journalist, Annalee Newitz. We'll talk about her latest book, The Future of Another Timeline and much more. Read more

The Digital Divide for September 2019

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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John Shirley, He writes fiction that is uniquely his own -- but it has been labeled as science fiction, cyberpunk, noir, horror, post modern literature, erotica, magic realism, dark fiction, suspense, fantasy, and more.  He's a television and film writer; lyricist for bands... Read more

The Digital Divide for August 2019

Airs at: Fri, 08/09/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Today we'll hear a current Berkeley Talks with  Dr. Joel Moskowitz, director of the UC Berkeley Center for Family and Community Health. He has conducted research on disease prevention programs and policies for more than 30 years. He is an adviser to the International EMF Sc... Read more

The Digital Divide on 07/12/19

Airs at: Fri, 07/12/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Digital Divide June 2019: George Dyson Turing's Cathedral

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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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... Read more