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The Digital Divide for May 2016

Airs at: Fri, 05/13/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Tune in Friday, May 13th, 2016 for a super geeky discussion of how we can use math and stuff to help solve some of lifes most vexing puzzles such as where should we go to dinner and world peace. Host Rabia Yeaman interviews Brian Christian, co-author of the new book "ALGOR... Read more

The Genius Myth

Airs at: Fri, 05/06/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Ani and Lyn are very pleased indeed to welcome back to Positvely Revolting, author, mythological scholar, and riveting speaker Michael Meade. We'll be having an in-depth conversation with Michael about his new book The Genius Myth. This book draws on decades of his work ... Read more

City Of Women: Who is Wendy Carlos?

Airs at: Fri, 04/29/2016 at 3:00am - 5:30pm
Produced for City of Women
Listening to music on the radio, if you are so inclined,  you will not hear many female led vocals. Especially if you are listening to mainstream music. Country Western, Blue Grass and RnB have more female voices. Punk Rock is getting there, some electronica, yes. But, it i... Read more

The Underground: WHATS THE MATTER

Airs at: Wed, 01/28/2015 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
we tricked you into thinking about matter! Read more

Author Clinton Galloway, "Anatomy of a Hustle: Cable Comes to South Central L.A"

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
HBO. CNN. BET.  These cable stations have revolutionized our television viewing experience and our culture as a whole. In 1979,  cable was still an emerging technology, but one that brothers  Clinton and Carl Galloway knew was worth pursuing.  The Galloway brothers, both y... Read more

Between Us

  General Interest. Science, politics, literature, popular culture, comedy, arts & music, etc.   Read more

Emma Marris on her book "Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World."

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Gene Bradley speaks with Emma Marris, author of "Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World."  In her book Marris interviews leading scientists and environmentalists and visits imaginary Edens, designer ecosystems, and Pleistocene parks. She contends that ... Read more

Radiozine on 06/27/11

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Tali Sharot about her book "The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain," an exploration of the neural basis of optimism, and how the brain simulates the future. How does the brain generate hope? How does it trick us into ... Read more

Daniel Wilson talks about his novel "Robopocalypse"

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Portland writer, television host and robotics engineer Daniel Wilson, author of the technothriller "Robopocalypse," which explores the fate of the human race following a robot uprising. Wilson has an M.S. and P.H.D. in Robotics, and an ... Read more

Are We Alone in the Universe?

Airs at: Sun, 06/12/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Are we alone in the universe? So far, definitive proof has eluded us. However, in recent years scientists have been engaged in a widespread search for extraterrestrial life, which has produced encouraging results. To learn the latest about the quest for life beyond Earth, D... Read more