Tech Policy

Episodes

Lauren Rhue: Empirical Evidence of AI Bias Revealed by NBA Player Headshots (Ep. 170)

Jan. 22, 2019

Bio is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Analytics at the Wake Forest School of Business where she’s also an Exxon-Wayne Calloway Rising Faculty Fellow. Her research uses empirical and econometric methods to…

H. Claire Brown: How an FDA Algorithm is Killing Bodegas (Ep. 169)

Jan. 15, 2019

H. Claire Brown: How an FDA Algorithm is Killing Bodegas (Ep. 169) The New Food Economy’s Claire Brown joined Joe Miller to discuss how an FDA algorithm is killing bodegas by flagging otherwise legal transactions as fraud. B…

Kim Tignor: Connecting the Dots Between IP and Social Justice (Ep. 168)

Jan. 8, 2019

Bio Kimberly Tignor () is the Public Policy Director for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Ms. Tignor manages a portfolio that includes education, voting rights, employment discrimination, fair housing, affi…

Ambar Januel: Rescue Your Cause Marketing from the Ivory Tower (Ep. 167)

Dec. 18, 2018

Bio A Mexican American with a creative background and an untraditional career path, Ambar Januel (@ambarjanuel) is a marketing strategist and branding expert for non-profits and innovative tech companies. With a focus on soc…

Alexandra Channer: Automation, Displacement and Slavery in Southeast Asia (Ep. 166)

Dec. 11, 2018

Alexandra Channer: Automation, Displacement and Slavery in Southeast Asia (Ep. 166) Alexandra Channer joined Joe Miller to discuss how automation is leading to labor abuses and slavery in Southeast Asia. Bio Dr. Alexandra Ch…

Joseph Kane: The Impact of Automated Vehicles on Your White Collar Job (Ep. 165)

Dec. 4, 2018

Joseph Kane: The Impact of Automated Vehicles on Your White Collar Job (Ep. 165) Brookings' Joseph Kane joined Joe Miller to talk about how automated vehicles could impact your white collar job--not just those of drivers. Bi…

Chiqui Cartagena: The Public Policy Implications of Hispanic Marketing (Ep. 164)

Nov. 27, 2018

Chiqui Cartagena: The Public Policy Implications of Hispanic Marketing (Ep. 164) Chiqui Cartagena joined Joe Miller to discuss the public policy implications of Hispanic marketing amidst an increased demand for Latino data. …

Sahra V. Nguyen: Public Policy as a Creative Spark (Ep. 163)

Nov. 20, 2018

Sahra V. Nguyen: Public Policy as a Creative Spark (Ep. 163) Sahra Nguyen joined Joe Miller to chat about her new Brooklyn-based coffee venture—Nguyen Coffee Supply. Bi0 Sahra Nguyen is an award-winning filmmaker, entreprene…

Jonathan Friebert: Public Policy and the Future of Retail -- A Starter's Guide (Ep. 162)

Nov. 13, 2018

Jonathan Friebert: Public Policy and the Future of Retail: A Starter's Guide (Ep. 162) Jonathan Friebert, U.S. Head of Public Policy of China's largest retailer, JD.com, joined us to discuss the public policies that are most…

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf: How to Instill a Culture of Mutual Respect (Ep. 161)

Nov. 6, 2018

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf: How to Instill a Culture of Mutual Respect (Ep. 161) Symantec’s Chief Human Resources Officer Amy Cappellanti-Wolf joined Joe Miller to discuss Symantec's efforts to instill a culture of mutual respect …

Brook Bello: Tech and Tech Policy Solutions to End Sex Trafficking (Ep. 160)

Oct. 30, 2018

Brook Bello: Tech and Tech Policy Solutions to End Sex Trafficking (Ep. 160) Brook Bello joined Joe Miller to discuss how tech policies can help end sex trafficking. Bio Dr. Brook Bello (@BrookBello) is Founder and CEO/ED of…

Tiffany Moore: Trade, 5G, and Beyond: The Policy Landscape for Consumer Tech (Ep. 159)

Oct. 23, 2018

Tiffany Moore: Trade, 5G, and Beyond: The Policy Landscape for Consumer Tech (Ep. 159) How will the current trade war with China affect small, American-owned technology manufacturers? What's the potential of 5G for consumer …

Petra Molnar: Automated Decision-Making and Immigration -- The Human Rights Impact (Ep. 158)

Oct. 16, 2018

Petra Molnar joined us to discuss her new paper which looks at the human rights impact of automated decision-making and immigration. Bio Petra Molnar () is a refugee lawyer and researcher based in Toronto, Canada. She is a f…

Sean Perryman: How to Promote Diversity & Inclusion in Tech (Ep. 157)

Oct. 9, 2018

Sean Perryman: How to Promote Diversity & Inclusion in Tech (Ep. 157) How do the internet sector's efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in tech align with its broader policy agenda? Sean Perryman joined us to discuss. …

Alex J. Wood: Liberator or 'Boss from Hell'?: The Gig Economy's Double Edge (Ep. 156)

Oct. 2, 2018

x       Alex J. Wood -- Liberator or 'Boss from Hell'?: The Gig Economy's Double Edge Oxford Internet Institute Researcher Alex J. Wood discusses the gig economy's double edge from the perspective of workers themselves. Bio …

Naeemah Clark: How to Define 'Viewpoint Diversity' in a Polarized America (Ep. 155)

Sept. 25, 2018

Naeemah Clark: How to Define 'Viewpoint Diversity' in a Polarized America (Ep. 155) Are 'viewpoint diversity' and 'ethnic diversity' mutually exclusive? Elon University professor Naeemah Clark helps put 'viewpoint diversity'…

Rebekah Tromble: How to Combat Misinformation (Ep. 154)

Sept. 18, 2018

Rebekah Tromble: How to Combat Misinformation (Ep. 154) Leiden University's Rebekah Tromble joined Joe Miller to chat about ways to combat misinformation on social media.   Bio Rebekah Tromble () is an assistant professor in…

Francella Ochillo: Latinos and Tech Policy -- The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)

Sept. 11, 2018

Francella Ochillo: Latinos and Tech Policy -- The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153) Francella Ochillo joined Joe Miller to talk about the tech policy issues the National Hispanic Media Coalition is most focused on during the polic…

Otessa Ghadar: How to Tell Your Story (Ep. 151)

Aug. 21, 2018

Bio Otessa Marie Ghadar (Instagram: , , , )  is an award-winning digital storyteller who uses writing, filmmaking, photography, and technology to share her narratives and build communities. As one of the web series medium’s …

Ron Gonzales: How to Build Bridges for Latinos in Silicon Valley (Ep. 150)

Aug. 14, 2018

Bio Ron Gonzales (@rongon2000) is President and CEO of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. Gonzales has over 35 years of technology and public policy experience. Prior to leading the Hispanic Foundation, Gonzales was…

K.J. Bagchi: The Obstacle is the Myth (Ep. 149)

Aug. 7, 2018

K.J. Bagchi: The Obstacle is the Myth (Ep. 149) K.J. Bagchi joined Joe Miller to discuss how the Model Minority Myth negatively impacts Asian Americans and impedes an inclusive policy dialogue. Bio K.J. Bagchi ( is the Senio…

Jennifer Becker: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence, Part II (Ep. 148)

July 31, 2018

Jennifer Becker: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence (Ep. 148) Legal Momentum's Jennifer Becker joined Joe Miller for Part 2 of our series on how perpetrators use technology to engage in domestic violence. Bio Jennife…

Katie Ray-Jones: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence (Ep. 147)

July 24, 2018

Bio Katie Ray-Jones () is President of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and National Dating Abuse Hotline. Previously, she served as NDCH’s Director of Operations. As a member of the National Task Force to Reauthorize …