Episodes

Jan. 14, 2020

Sherrod DeGrippo: The Human Factor of Cybersecurity with

"The '' of Cybersecurity" with Sherrod DeGrippo (Ep. 215) Proofpoint's Sherrod DeGrippo joined Joe Miller on the WashingTECH Podcast to discuss malware, the Emotet threat, and the human factor of cybersecurity. Bio Sherrod DeGrippo ) is the Sr....

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Dec. 24, 2019

Dylan Gilbert: The Termination Right -- Here's what creators need to know

Bio Dylan Gilbert () is Policy Counsel at Public Knowledge where he advocates for the public interest with a focus on government affairs. His core work includes privacy, copyright reform, and a variety of telecommunications and platform-related...

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Dec. 17, 2019

Mohamed Abdel-Kader: How to Connect Underrepresented Students to International Opportunities

Bio Mohamed Abdel-Kader () is Executive Director of the Stevens Initiative at the Aspen Institute. He previously served in the administration of President Barack Obama as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International and Foreign...

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Dec. 10, 2019

Ebonie Riley: Facebook and Civil Rights: What are the Options?

Bio Ebonie Riley currently serves as DC Bureau Chief of National Action Network’s Washington, DC Bureau. The function of the Bureau is to advocate for and influence Federal public policy that reflects the needs and desires of the...

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Nov. 26, 2019

Michele Gilman: What if There's Too Much Privacy?

'What if There's Too Much Privacy?' with Michele Gilman (Ep. 211) Policymakers often discuss privacy as something that is lacking. But what if there is too much privacy? Michele Gilman joined Joe Miller to explain.  Bio  Michele Gilman...

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Nov. 12, 2019

Tyler McIntyre: Fintech and Small Business

Bio Tyler McIntyre () is the founder & CTO of Novo, a small business challenger bank in the United States that is building technology to help small and medium-sized businesses better understand where and how they are spending their money. Tyler has a...

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Nov. 5, 2019

Brent Skorup: The Common Law History of Section 230

The Common Law History of Section 230 with Brent Skorup (Ep. 208)   Bio Brent Skorup () is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His research areas include transportation technology,...

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Oct. 29, 2019

Elisa Shearer: Should Americans Trust News on Social Media?

Bio   Elisa Shearer () is a Research Associate at the Pew Research Center. She earned her Masters in Communications,  Culture, and Technology from Georgetown and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Houghton College, from...

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Oct. 22, 2019

Andrew Free: How to Fight DNA Testing at the Border

Bio Andrew Free () is an abolitionist lawyer fighting alongside immigrant communities in the Deep South and across the country to defend deportations and advance civil rights. Resources   by Jason DeParle     HEADLINES:   News...

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Oct. 15, 2019

Ora Tanner: The Racial Implications of Florida’s School Safety Portal

Bio     Ora Tanner () is Assistant Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of South Florida (USF). She previously worked as a nuclear physicist, science educator, and more recently as a graduate researcher on...

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Oct. 8, 2019

Meredith Broussard: Understanding ‘Technochauvinism

Bio Data journalist Meredith Broussard () is an associate professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University and the author of . Her academic research focuses on artificial intelligence in investigative...

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Oct. 1, 2019

Charlton McIlwain: The Internet and Racial Justice

Bio Charlton McIlwain () is Vice Provost or Faculty Engagement and Development; Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. His recent work focuses on the intersections of race, digital media, and racial justice activism. He...

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Sept. 24, 2019

Jeff Cole: Will Netflix Survive?

Bio   Jeffrey Cole has been at the forefront of media and communication technology issues both in the United States and internationally for the past three decades. An expert in the field of technology and emerging media, Cole serves as an...

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Sept. 17, 2019

CJ Johnson: Marketing and Public Policy

Bio   CJ Johnson is an award-winning creative entrepreneur, speaker and internet personality. First known as the go-to “branding guru” supporting hundreds of startups and Fortune 500 companies worldwide with his impactful creative...

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Sept. 10, 2019

Malcom Glenn: Transportation Access

Bio   Malcom Glenn () is a writer, speaker, and public policy and communications specialist.   Malcom is currently the Head of Global Policy for Accessibility and Underserved Communities at  in Washington, DC,...

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Sept. 3, 2019

Jen Schradie: Examining "Social Media Bias"

Examining "" with Jen Schradie Jen Schradie joined Joe Miller on the to discuss her work challenging the alleged "social media bias" that has been claimed by conservatives. Bio Jen Schradie is an Assistant Professor at the  in Paris....

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Aug. 27, 2019

Chris Lewis: Tech Policy Outlook

Bio Christopher Lewis is President and CEO at Public Knowledge. Prior to being elevated to President and CEO, Chris served for as PK's Vice President from 2012 to 2019 where he led the organization's day-to-day advocacy and political strategy...

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Aug. 20, 2019

Patrick van Kessel: Kids & YouTube

Bio   Patrick van Kessel () is a senior data scientist at Pew Research Center, specializing in computational social science research and methodology. He is the author of studies that have used natural language processing and machine learning to...

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Aug. 14, 2019

Johanna Blakley: TV & Politics

Bio Johanna Blakley, PhD, is the managing director at the  Based at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Blakley performs research on a wide variety of topics, including...

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July 30, 2019

Francella Ochillo: How to Talk About 5G Without Neglecting Our Cities

Bio   Francella Ochillo () is the Executive Director of Next Century Cities. Previously, Francella was the Vice President of Policy and General Counsel for the National Hispanic Media Coalition. Francella is a digital rights advocate who is...

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July 23, 2019

Lauren McCarty: 5G Beyond Faster Speeds

5G Beyond Faster Speeds with Lauren McCarty (Ep. 194) Nokia's Lauren McCarty joined Joe Miller to discuss the potential for 5G beyond faster speeds on Ep. 194 of the WashingTECH Tech Policy Podcast.   News Roundup     FaceApp,...

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July 16, 2019

Michael J. Alkire: How to Apply Data Science to Healthcare

Bio   Michael J. Alkire (@AlkirePremier) is the President of Premier, Inc.. As President, Alkire leads the continued integration of Premier’s clinical, financial, supply chain and operational performance improvement offerings helping...

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July 2, 2019

Alex Wilson: Top 3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Adopt Bitcoin for Donations

Bio   Alex Wilson (@) is Co-Founder of The Giving Block. The Giving Block is a DC-based start-ups focused on helping non-profits incorporate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies into their funding model. Previously he was a Director at Block...

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