Episodes

June 25, 2019

Safiya Noble: The Future of Class, Culture, Gender and Race on Digital Media Platforms

Safiya Noble: The Future of Class, Culture, Gender and Race on Digital Media Platforms (Ep. 191) Bio Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble () is an Associate Professor at UCLA in the Departments of Information Studies and African American Studies, and a visiting...

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June 18, 2019

Monica Anderson: Generation Z's social media trends

Bio Monica Anderson () is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center primarily studying internet and technology issues. Much of her recent work has focused on the impact of the , the role of , and  of social media. She has a...

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June 11, 2019

Alfred Mathewson: How to Think About Race, Tech & Antitrust

Bio Alfred Mathewson () is the former Emeritus Professor of Law and Henry Weihofen Chair of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law. He joined the UNM law faculty in 1983 after working as a corporate, securities and banking lawyer in Denver....

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June 4, 2019

Chris Jones: The Local Power of Blockchain

Bio Chris Jones () is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dragonchain and Co-founder of the Blockchain Seattle Conference. He’s a long-time entrepreneur and an expert in strategy, product marketing and user acquisition. He is adept at translating...

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May 28, 2019

Kriti Sharma: How to Defeat AI Bias

Bio  Kriti Sharma () is an Artificial Intelligence expert and a leading global voice on ethical technology and its impact on society. She built her first robot at the age of 15 in India and has been building innovative AI technologies to solve...

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May 21, 2019

Luis Avila: The New Battleground State --Empowering Voters in Arizona

Bio   Luis Avila () is the President and Founder of Iconico Campaigns, a company that works to build advocacy capacity in organizations around the country. Migrating in 2000 from Mexico, Luis stayed in the U.S. to attend college, where he...

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May 14, 2019

Harold Feld: How to Regulate Digital Platforms

Bio Harold Feld is Public Knowledge's Senior Vice President. Before becoming Senior Vice President at Public Knowledge, Harold worked as Senior Vice President of Media Access Project, advocating for the public interest in media,...

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May 7, 2019

Randy Abreu: Is it Too Late for Cities?: Tech, the New Green Deal, and Climate Justice

Bio   Randy Abreu (@AbreuAndTheCity) is the Senior Legislative Advisor to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Abreu served in the Obama Administration where he was appointed to the Department of Energy's Office of...

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April 30, 2019

Jelani Anglin: If You're Ever Arrested, Call this Number

Bio   Jelani Anglin is Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Good Call. Good Call’s mission is to ensure that anyone who is arrested will have immediate access to a lawyer via its hotline 833-3-Goodcall. Jelani  is...

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April 23, 2019

Daiquiri Ryan: Tech Policy Issues Facing Latinos

Bio   Daiquiri Ryan () serves as the policy counsel at the National Hispanic Media Coalition where she leverages her policy expertise to advocate on behalf of the Latino community on Capitol Hill and beyond. She monitors, reviews and...

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April 9, 2019

Gigi Sohn: The Top Tech Policy Issues Driving the Debate

Bio   Gigi Sohn () is a Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy and a Benton Senior Fellow and Public Advocate. She is one of the nation’s leading public advocates for open, affordable and...

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April 2, 2019

Ben Green: A More Inclusive Approach to Smart Cities

Ben Green: A More Inclusive Approach to Smart Cities Ben Green joined Joe Miller to discuss how stakeholders can develop a more inclusive approach to smart cities by engaging local residents. Bio Ben Green () is a PhD Candidate in...

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March 26, 2019

Maureen K. Ohlhausen: Should Antitrust Enforcement Rein in Big Tech?

Maureen K. Ohlhausen: Should Antitrust Law Rein in Big Tech? (Ep. 179) Maureen K. Ohlhausen joined Joe Miller to discuss whether U.S. antitrust law is the appropriate mechanism by which to rein in big tech. Bio  Maureen K. Ohlhausen () is...

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March 19, 2019

Dr. Alisa Valentin: The Unifying Power of Social Justice

Dr. Alisa Valentin: The Unifying Power of Social Justice (Ep. 178) Alisa Valentin of Public Knowledge joined Joe Miller to discuss her approach to building a constructive dialogue at the intersection of tech and social justice. Bio Alisa...

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March 12, 2019

Tom Wheeler: Gutenberg, Google, Darwin & Beyond

Tom Wheeler: Gutenberg, Google, Darwin & Beyond (Ep. 177) Tom Wheeler joined Joe Miller to discuss Mr. Wheeler's new book 'From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future'.   Bio Chairman Tom Wheeler is a visiting fellow in Governance...

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March 5, 2019

Jevan Hutson: How Racism in Online Dating Affects Economic Opportunities

Jevan Hutson: How Racism in Online Dating Affects Economic Opportunities (Ep. 176) Jevan Hutson joined Joe Miller to talk about how racism in online dating affects economic opportunities. Bio Jevan Hutson () is a  at...

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Feb. 26, 2019

Renée DiResta: How to Fight the Imminent Disinformation Blitzkrieg

Renée DiResta: How to Fight the Imminent Disinformation Blitzkrieg (Ep. 175) Renée DiResta joined Joe Miller to discuss the ongoing threat of state-sponsored misinformation campaigns on social media designed to destabilize the U.S. government. Bio...

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Feb. 19, 2019

Mignon Clyburn: The Social Justice Dynamics of Tech Policy

Mignon Clyburn: The Social Justice Dynamics of Tech Policy (Ep. 174) Mignon Clyburn joined Joe Miller to discuss how the complex social justice dynamics of tech policy affect alliances in Washington. Bio Mignon Clyburn () is a former FCC Commissioner...

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Feb. 5, 2019

Betsy Cooper: How to Bring Tech to Tech Policy

Bio Betsy Cooper (@BetsOnTech) is the founding Director of the . A cybersecurity expert, Ms. Cooper joined Aspen’s Cybersecurity & Technology Program after serving as the Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Long-Term...

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Jan. 29, 2019

Alicia Mazzara: Mapping How a Housing Vouchers Loophole Furthers Segregation

https://techpolicypodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/alicia_mazzara-500x500-e1548763637485.jpg   Alicia Mazzara: Mapping How a Housing Vouchers Loophole Furthers Segregation (Ep. 171) Landlords across the U.S. are refusing to rent to...

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Jan. 22, 2019

Lauren Rhue: Empirical Evidence of AI Bias Revealed by NBA Player Headshots

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 explore the...

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Jan. 15, 2019

H. Claire Brown: How an FDA Algorithm is Killing Bodegas

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. Bio H. Claire Brown...

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Jan. 8, 2019

Kim Tignor: Connecting the Dots Between IP and Social Justice

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, affirmative action, criminal...

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Dec. 18, 2018

Ambar Januel: Rescue Your Cause Marketing from the Ivory Tower

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 social impact, her partners...

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