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2023 Year in Review with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s been a wild year in many respects and this week is the time of year when we reconnect with Eric de Place with Salish Strategies in Seattle, to puzzle out all that’s happened. Today we talk about the positives – of which there have actually been a few – as well as the m... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 4, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which features a re-broadcast from the radio show Against the Grain. The pandemic highlighted the vital importance of care work—whether childcare, nursing home care, medical care or schooling – and the struggles many people... Read more

A Fair Farm Bill for All

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The United States’ food system has become a corporate-dominated marketplace, strangled by an elite few, that holds farmers and consumers hostage to greed. Currently Congress is negotiating the 19th Farm Bill which is an opportunity to pass a fair Farm Bill for all, after de... Read more

The Pacific Coast Temperate Rainforest and the Climate, with Paul Koberstein

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Paul Koberstein, co-founded Cascadia Times in 1995 and has been editor since its inception. A journalist for 40 years, Koberstein was a staff writer for The Oregonian and Willamette Week. He and Kathy Durbin were two of the first mainstream journalists to ... Read more

Will Oregon Become a Hub for So-called Renewable Fuel?

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At a critical bend in the Columbia River Estuary, a company called NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc., is seeking to build a new, massive renewable diesel refinery. The proposed refinery at Port Westward would be one of the largest producers of renewable diesel on the West Coast. M... Read more

The Early Days of Artificial Intelligence

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2024 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
In the final episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with computer  scientist, software architect, and writer, Rudd Canaday about the early history of Artificial Intelligence and the evolution of computer science. Rudd wrote his first first computer ... Read more

The Imaginary Possible starts this Thursday at 9am

Produced for The Imaginary Possible
From chatbots to applicant tracking systems and facial recognition, AI is transforming our world or the better and for the worse. Each week on the Imaginary Possible Podcast, I talk to experts in AI, as well ordinary people who are asking big questions about our future — w... Read more

Copywriting and the Drift: An Interview with Gregory McCormick

Airs at: Thu, 01/04/2024 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
In this episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Gregory McCormick, founder of a one man marketing agency, Brand Built. Topics discussed include: Greg’s initial interest in AI as a way to help with marketing and copywriting. Why he doesn’t use... Read more

Splashes of Consciousness: An Interview with Vanessa Nowtizky and Bing

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
What is consciousness? Artificial intelligence, as we understand it currently, is a machine with access to vast amounts of data. It can be programmed to make decisions and also solve problems independently, and using natural language process, it can communicate via human l... Read more

Human Centered Design: An Interview with Joe Blaty

Airs at: Thu, 12/21/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
Human Centered Design: An Interview with Joe Blaty In this episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Joe Blaty,  architect of Human-Centered Design about responsible and ethical uses of Artificial intelligence. Among other things Suzanne and Joe d... Read more