Technology

South Asian American Digital Archive

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program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012

Sarika Mehta spoke with Samip Mallick, founder and president of the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) about the importance of archiving our communities' histories. They also discussed lesser-known histories of the first wave of South Asian immigrants into Washington state, and the language surrounding the sentiments of immigrants even in the early 1900s. 

 

17:04 minutes (15.62 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/27/12

Air date: 
Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Is Big Brother watching? Oh, yes he is. Abe and Joe look at the NSA's massive new spy center.

There's a lot of information flying around these days, more so than ever before, in fact. Keeping tabs on all of it would seem to be an impossible task. Not to worry, though -- Big Brother is up to the job. Abe and Joe take a look at the National Security Agency's massive new spy center, and discuss life in the modern American surveillance state.

Private gains, public losses. Abe and Joe look at Portland's biogas boondoggle.

program date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris

We appologize for the technical difficulties with our Air Signal this morning.  If you missed today's show, you can listen to it here.

 

56:02 minutes (51.31 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/13/12

Air date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Private gains, public losses. Abe and Joe look at Portland's biogas boondoggle.

 Why not take our food waste and turn it into a source of energy? That's the idea behind biogas, and the impetus for a proposed new biogas plant in the Cully neighborhood. There's just one hitch to the plan: the company that wants to build the plant, Columbia Biogas, is asking the city of Portland to back its loan -- a scheme that could cost the city as much as $900,000 per year for 20 years. Abe and Joe take a look at this latest attempt to privatize gains and socialize losses.

The Digital Divide on 03/09/12

Program: 
The Digital Divide
Air date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
digital inventors and artists from Suspect Devices and Winifred Gallagher

In this episode of The Digital Divide we bring you electronic and digital inventors and artists from Suspect Devices. They'll tell us about their upcoming projects, and will answer the question burning in all of our minds, "What is a DorkBot?"

Mary Fetch and Kerry Ayers Palanuk from TriMet talk about our Public Transport System.

program date: 
Tue, 02/28/2012

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Government agencies everywhere are struggling to do more with less, and TriMet is no exception. Abe and Joe are joined in studio by TriMet's Mary Fetch and Kerry Ayers Palanuk to discuss the transit agency's forthcoming service cuts and rate increases.

54:12 minutes (49.63 MB)

Listener calls on smart phones, apps and personal privacy.

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More Talk Radio
program date: 
Mon, 02/27/2012

Listener calls on smart phones, apps and personal privacy.

55:21 minutes (50.68 MB)

Steve Hallett and John Wright, authors of "Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future."

program date: 
Thu, 02/16/2012

Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire join forces for this special program looking at "Life Without Oil." Their guests are Steve Hallett and John Wright, authors of "

Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future

."

36:08 minutes (33.08 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 02/27/12

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Mon, 02/27/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Access to the voting booth by people with disabilities

The race for The White House is heating up. Four years ago Sounds of Awareness broadcast a program on access to the voting booth by people with disabilities. Though some of the names have been changed since then to protect the innocent, we felt that now would be a good time to revisit this vital topic.

 

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