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William Richards and The Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Research Project on The Digital Divide

Airs at: Fri, 09/08/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Host Rabia Yeaman interviews William A. Richards,  Ph. D. and Psychologist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. William Richards is the author of Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences.  Read more

The Oregon Episode: Big Summit Prairie--Eclipse Fest, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, White River Wilderness

Airs at: Fri, 09/08/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Welcome back to Threshold Shift, a Resident Sound Artist Series on KBOO 90.7 FM. The recordings on Threshold Shift are collected and contributed by sound professionals, scientists, and student-citizens in the field. We have attempted to leave these field recordings as ra... Read more

An Incomplete Bibliography

Produced for Threshold Shift
  -Koerth-Baker, M. (2016, July 7) The Loudest sound in the world would kill you on the spot.  Retrieved from https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-loudest-sound-in-the-world-would-kill-you-on-the-spot/ An absolutely FABULOUS, kid-friendly introduction to how sound wor... Read more

An Incomplete Bibliography

Produced for Threshold Shift
  -Koerth-Baker, M. (2016, July 7) The Loudest sound in the world would kill you on the spot.  Retrieved from https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-loudest-sound-in-the-world-would-kill-you-on-the-spot/ An absolutely FABULOUS, kid-friendly introduction to how sound wor... Read more

Social Impact of New Technologies

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Urban design professor Nico Larco talks with Bill Resnick about  new technologies such as autonomous vehicles (self-driving cars and buses) and e-commerce (buying things on line rather than going to stores). Unless these technologies are managed in the light of equity and s... Read more

Island Lake and Sheboygan Marsh State Wildlife Area

Airs at: Fri, 09/01/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Humans hear the world before we ever see it. This is as true in utero as it is when we navigate the dark. Every place on earth makes a multitude of sounds, and each collection of these is a soundscape, an ecological record of what is, or was, present at a given place and... Read more

Threshold Shift

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Hear the Earth You're Missing Threshold Shift is a collection of field recordings created and contributed by sound professionals, scientists, and student-citizens from across the globe. Why do we record? By many accounts, there is less than 2% of the Earth that is free ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 21, 2001

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Tom Becker, this episode of the Old Mole aired as a solar eclipse, almost but not quite total in Portland, was occurring. The eclipse leads the Moles to reflect in various ways on how dependent humanity is on natural and cosmic forces. What we have done to our soi... Read more

The Eclipse of 2017 and Kubrick's "2001"

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What can we learn from the eclipse taking place as this piece was being aired (8/21/17), and from Stanley Kubrik's 1984 film "2001" about our place in the universe and humanity's technological overreach. Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris discuss.  Read more

Why Good People Become Silent (Or Worse) About 9/11

Airs at: Tue, 06/19/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Frances Shure is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is now retired from her private practice and from her position as adjunct instructor at Naropa University at Boulder, Colorado. In her 20 years as a psychotherapist, she focused on "depth psychology," which involves bo... Read more