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Where is the intersection of web, society, technology, and the law? It's at Radio Berkman. Each week you'll hear short edited interviews, conversations, and stories from the areas where human beings and the web meet. Hosted by author and cyberscholar David Weinberger with Daniel Dennis Jones of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
||RB 215: Prometheus and the Dolphins||Listen:or download | …also in Ogg Want to create artificially intelligent machines? Want to find aliens? You might want to try talking to nature first. Philosophers, animal behaviorists, and scientists have worked for decades to get animals to||2/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB 214: CopyrightXXX||Listen:or download | …also in Ogg Not long ago, illegally downloading a movie could land you in court facing millions of dollars in fines and jailtime. But Hollywood has begun to weather the storm by offering alternatives to piracy — same||12/15/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB213: The Public Spectrum||Listen:or download | …also in Ogg Most of the spectrum of frequency that exists in the US is occupied or owned by large wireless corporations, cable companies, by the government. But at least one small chunk of spectrum — “low-band spectr||5/1/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB 212: Richard Price on Academia.edu||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg In January of 2012 a British mathematician posted a humble invitation on his blog for fellow academics and researchers to join him in boycotting the prestigious research publisher Elsevier. Citing high prices,||9/17/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB211: Bruce Schneier on Surveillance and Security||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Revelations of the NSA’s data surveillance efforts have raised serious questions about the ethics and necessity of violating privacy that have been bubbling under the surface for some time. Efforts to monitor||7/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB210: The New Knowledge Worker||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg As high school and college students transition into a knowledge economy they face both advantages and challenges with how they find information and engage with co-workers as teammates. As a recent study of US||3/14/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB209: Crisis Spotting (Drone Humanitarianism II)||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg What if you could witness a crime taking place from space, and even step in to prevent it? A group of researchers at Harvard’s Humanitarian Initiative are trying to do exactly that. As the nation of Suda||11/9/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB208: The NetRoots||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg How have politically engaged organizations used the web to fundamentally change how people organize and engage politically? Why are left wing organizations more likely to succeed in organization online? Why ar||11/2/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB207: Hacking Censorship (Drone Humanitarianism I)||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg The Internet exists and persists on the border between helpful and harmful, between freedom and totalitarianism, access to knowledge and censorship. But as long as technology is adaptable activists will be lea||10/4/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB 206: Unlocking Research||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Disseminating knowledge was once a costly undertaking. The expenses of printing, distributing, and housing the work of researchers and scholars left most research in the hands of publishers, journals, and inst||8/16/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB205: Remembering Elinor Ostrom||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Nobel Laureate and Economist Elinor Ostrom passed away last month at the age of 78. Best recognized for her research into the management of common pool resources, Ostrom broke new ground with her findings that||7/9/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB204: The Art and Science of Working Together||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg If you’ve ever experienced the problem of a dead cell phone battery and only incompatible chargers within reach, you’ve experienced one of the minor frustrations of a non-interoperable system. This||6/14/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB203: From Digital Uprising to Digital Society||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Lots of digital ink has been spilled about how and whether digital technology played a critical role in bringing about the Arab Spring. But it’s been 18 months since the spark of revolution was first lit||6/1/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||RB202: Memeology||Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Two weeks ago, the Berkman Center co-sponsored the third – and, we learned, final! – ROFLCon. For the n00bz, ROFLCon is a conference named after the acronym for “rolling on the floor, laughing” a||5/18/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
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