Tech Policy

Episodes

Natalie Salmanowitz: How to Reduce Implicit Bias with VR (Ep. 146)

July 17, 2018

Natalie Salmanowitz: How Virtual Reality Can Help Mitigate Implicit Bias (Ep. 146) Bio Natalie Salmanowitz () is a rising 3L at Harvard Law School and is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. After studying neuroscienc…

George Joseph: Palantir and the Police (Ep. 145)

July 10, 2018

George Joseph: Palantir and the Police (Ep. 145) Palantir and the police have joined forces in Los Angeles to crunch the city's suspect database. George Joseph joined Joe Miller to discuss what this means for local communiti…

Lydia Parnes: Privacy Law After LabMD (Ep. 144)

July 3, 2018

Bio  is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she is chair of the firm's privacy and cybersecurity practice. She regularly represents companies in complex regulatory investigat…

CJ Johnson: How to Live a Global Lifestyle (Ep. 143)

June 26, 2018

Bio CJ Johnson (https://twitter.com/cjjohnsonjr) is an award-winning photographer and content creator. He co-founded  (listed as one of the Top 50 Digital Agencies in Los Angeles), is a GQ Insider, and well-known “Branding G…

Jorge Fontanez: Rebuilding Puerto Rico (Ep. 142)

June 19, 2018

Bio  Jorge Fontanez () is the founder of Marca Studio and operates as senior strategist, innovator and problem-solver passionate about creating and launching digital engagement and storytelling programs. He has been working …

Hassan Tetteh: The Power of AI in Medicine (Ep. 141)

June 12, 2018

Hassan Tetteh: The Power of AI in Medicine (Ep. 141) How can doctors use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve health outcomes for service members? What can we learn from the use of AI in the context of military medicine t…

Clayton Banks: 5G Comes to Harlem (Ep. 140)

June 5, 2018

Clayton Banks: 5G Comes to Harlem (Ep. 140) Bio Clayton Banks () is the Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem.  The mission of Silicon Harlem is to transform Harlem and other urban markets into Innovation and Technology Hubs.…

Nii-Quartelai Quartey: Reducing Isolation for LGBT Adults (Ep. 139)

May 22, 2018

Bio Dr. Nii-Quartelai Quartey () is a trusted strategic partner and community advocate. He’s currently Senior Advisor and National LGBT Liaison at AARP, where he serves as a strategic advisor to the Senior Vice President of …

Karina Cabrera Bell: How to Empower Moms in Leadership (Ep. 138)

May 15, 2018

Bio Karina Cabrera Bell ( is the President of the and Host of the . Reach Mama’s mission is to increase the number of moms of color in leadership positions by 1) highlighting successful moms of color and having them share t…

Darrell West: Future of Work vs. America's Future (Ep. 137)

May 8, 2018

Darell West: AI, the Future of Work, and the Future of America (Ep. 137) Bio Darrell M. West () is the vice president and director of Governance Studies and Director of the at the Brookings Institution and Editor-in-Chief o…

Chelsea Barabas: How to balance AI and criminal justice (Ep. 136)

May 1, 2018

Chelsea Barabas: How to balance AI and criminal justice (Ep. 136) MIT Research Scientist Chelsea Barabas and Joe Miller discuss how to balance AI and criminal justice to affect better defendant outcomes. Bio Chelsea Barabas …

Kadija Ferryman: Achieving Fairness in Precision Medicine (Ep. 135)

April 24, 2018

Kadija Ferryman: Achieving Fairness in Precision Medicine (Ep. 135) Data & Society's Kadija Ferryman joined Joe Miller to discuss data-driven medicine and the policy issues surrounding fairness in precision medicine. Bio Dr.…

Carson Martinez: Health Data Privacy 101 (Ep. 134)

April 17, 2018

Carson Martinez: Health Data Privacy 101 (Ep. 134) Bio Carson Martinez () is the ’s Health Policy Fellow. Carson works on issues surrounding health data, particularly where it is not covered by the Health Insurance Portabili…

Riana Pfefferkorn: The Emerging Trend of 'Side-Channel Cryptanalysis' (Ep. 133)

April 10, 2018

Riana Pfefferkorn: The Emerging Trend of 'Side-Channel Cryptanalysis' (Ep. 133) Bio Riana Pfefferkorn ) is the Cryptography Fellow at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society. Her work, made possible through funding from…

Courtney Cogburn: Virtual Reality to Improve Race Relations (Ep. 132)

April 3, 2018

Courtney Cogburn: Virtual Reality to Improve Race Relations (Ep. 132) Columbia University School of Social Work Professor Courtney Cogburn joined Joe Miller to discuss her work with virtual reality to improve race relations.…

Hank Greely: Genetic Testing for Cancer (Ep. 131)

March 20, 2018

Bio  Henry T. Greely () is the Director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences; and Professor (by courtesy) of Genetics at the Stanford School of Medicine. He is also the Chair of Stanford’s Steering Committee of the Cent…

Joe Jerome: An overview of GDPR requirements (Ep. 130)

March 13, 2018

Joe Jerome: An overview of GDPR requirements (Ep. 130) Bio  Joseph Jerome () is a Policy Counsel on CDT’s Privacy & Data Project. His work focuses on the legal and ethical questions posed by smart technologies and big data, …

Sally Culley: How are gig workers classified under the law? (Ep. 129)

March 6, 2018

Bio Sally Culley is a Partner in the law firm of Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell where she primarily practices in the areas of employment and commercial litigation. Her clients include large corporations as well as smaller, local…

Randy Abreu: Tech Policy in the Bronx and Beyond (Ep. 128)

Feb. 27, 2018

Bio Randy Abreu (@AbreuForNYC) is an author, attorney, tech-policy nerd and former  from the Bronx. Abreu served in the Obama Administration where he was appointed to the Department of Energy's Office of Technology Transitio…

Desmond Patton: Understanding Social Media and Gang Violence (Ep. 127)

Feb. 20, 2018

Bio Dr. Desmond Upton Patton (@SAFELab) is an assistant professor at the Columbia School of Social Work and a Faculty Affiliate of the Social Intervention Group (SIG) and the Data Science Institute. His research utilizes qua…

Brian Howard: American Indians and the digital divide (Ep. 126)

Feb. 13, 2018

Bio Brian Howard is a Research & Policy Analyst with the American Indian Policy Institute (AIPI) at Arizona State University. Prior to joining the AIPI team in November 2016, Brian served over five years as a Legislative Ass…

Simone Browne: Surveillance in Color (Ep. 125)

Feb. 6, 2018

Bio Dr. Simone Browne (@) is Associate Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She teaches and researches surveillance studies and black diaspora studies. Her f…

Chris Snook: How to Make Your Advocacy More Relevant (Ep. 124)

Jan. 30, 2018

Bio Chris J Snook (@chrisjsnook) is the Bestselling Author of  (Wiley, 2016). He is a Managing Partner at , a venture capital firm focused on cryptocurrency, blockchain, enterprise software, consumer products, digital...

Daiquiri Ryan: How to Connect Rural Americans to Faster Internet Speeds (Ep. 123)

Jan. 23, 2018

Bio Daiquiri Ryan () is a Policy Fellow at Public Knowledge, where she uses her passion for the intersection of technology policy and social justice to help further innovative consumer advocacy. Prior to joining PK, Daiquiri…