Tune in to The Digital Divide to hear KBOO's Joe Meyer speaks with Michelle Rowley about Code Scouts, a not-for-profit she put together at the Portland Incubator Experiment. Code Scouts creates environments that empower women to become computer programmers and uses badges to layout what you don't know how to ask. Michelle shares some biographical information and her plans to help more women succeed in the tech world.
We'll also hear a great Ted Talk on climate change from Evergreen State College.
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod look at how social media is changing electoral campaigns, elections and the entire political process. They will ask you to call in about how you are using social media politically and what the challenges are?
The Pacific Northwest has long been an area stricken by earthquakes and tectonic forces. The problem is... no one thought to Google that information as they were building cities along the entire West coast, 200 years ago. Then earthquakes started to level the cities of California in the 1800's and, in the early 1950's, Portland learned that we were also in the same boat.
It's no longer a case of 'if' it will happen, but 'when' and now that we know that, what we choose to do about our own personal preparedness can determine how well we will fare in the days after the next 'event of note'.