Technology

Old Mole Variety Hour May 7th 2012

program date: 
Tue, 05/08/2012

 Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole, which is shorter than usual because of membership-drive. We hear about growing concern with and resistance to nuclear energy, ecologically driven energy policy in Oregon, and about labor chauvinism toward China.

41:20 minutes (37.84 MB)

More Talk Radio on 05/07/12

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Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 05/07/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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"iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us"

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Dr. Larry Rosen, author of "iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us"

Dr. Rosen says iDisorder: changes to your brain’s ability to process information and your ability to relate to the world due to your daily use of media and technology resulting in signs and symptoms of psychological disorders - such as stress, sleeplessness, and a compulsive need to check in with all of your technology. Based on decades of research and expertise in the "psychology of technology," Dr. Larry Rosen also offers explanations for why many of us are suffering from an "iDisorder." How do we stay human in an increasingly technological world.

Radiozine on 05/04/12

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 05/04/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Jeremy Scahill on "How the US Has Become 'Nation of Assassins'"

Jeremy Scahill delivered a powerful speech at the International Drone Summit on April 28th in Washington D.C. The conference was organized by CODEPINK, Center for Constitutional Rights and Reprieve.

Jeremy Scahill is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author of the bestselling book Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, published by Nation Books. He is an award-winning investigative journalist and correspondent for Democracy Now!

Concerns Over CISPA

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Mon, 04/30/2012

The US House of Representatives approved a controversial cyber security bill last week that critics say jeopardizes online privacy. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, also known as CISPA, would grant companies immunity from prosecution should they share private information on consumers with the government, even if such sharing is already illegal. President Barack Obama has promised to veto the legislation.

KBOO's Zeke Harrington spoke with Mark Stanley, the New Media Manager for the Center for Democracy and Technology about the act.

5:21 minutes (4.9 MB)

Village Building Convergence 12

KBOO is excited to co-sponsor the Village Building Convergence--  a ten-day celebration of building community in very tangible ways.

Briefly, the VBC brings people together to create benches, community kiosks, gardens, street paintings, tile mosaics, and more! Neighbors and volunteers from all over will bring to life the natural building, permaculture, and public art projects that they’ve been planning. Learn valuable skills for urban sustainability and social regeneration while celebrating the creativity and diversity of our wonderful city! 

THE INTERNET: Full Show

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012

Here is the full hour long broadcast brought to you by the KBOO Youth Collective. Our theme this month was The Internet, but not everything was part of the theme. Enjoy!

62:02 minutes (56.79 MB)

Portland Approves New Fire Station

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012

Portland City Council this morning voted to demolish the ageing Fire Station 21 and replace it with a new, seismically upgraded facility. KBOO's Zeke Harrington has more.

2:42 minutes (2.47 MB)

Coal Trains are Commin' to the Great NorthWest

program date: 
Tue, 04/24/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris

There are plans afoot to build Coal Export Terminals on the Oregon Coast, and transport Huge Quantities of Coal for Export across our state by rail.  This is a Bad Idea, for myriad reasons.  Coal Trains leave a trail of Coal Dust in their wake that has adverse health effects on anyone living near the tracks.  Burning Coal is bad for the Environment, and the Open Pit Mines this coal will come from will scar the Earth forever.

54:30 minutes (49.9 MB)

Green Empowerment: renewable energy and water systems that alleviate poverty

program date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012

Aaron Liss of Green Empowerment talks about renewable energy projects in Nicaragua and the upcoming 25th anniversary of the death of Ben Linder.

25:43 minutes (11.77 MB)

Headlines and Occuflu

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012

Host Theresa Mitchell discusses headlines including Ron Wyden, Fukushima, Sudan and New York protests, followed by the "Occuflu" and whether or not it is Tularemia. She also talks about the system of biological sensors in our major cities for detecting pathogens.

26:26 minutes (24.21 MB)
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