Episodes

Oct. 3, 2017

George Joseph: Iris Recognition Technology and the U.S. Border Patrol…

Iris Recognition Technology and the U.S. Border Patrol One of Donald Trump's main campaign promises was to build a border wall on…

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Sept. 26, 2017

Jules Polonetsky: Online Privacy Issues -- An Overview (Ep. 107)

Online Privacy Issues -- An Overview As online privacy issues mount in the U.S., regulators are pulling back. Earlier this year, …

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Sept. 19, 2017

Jessica Lee: The Cyberwarfare Capability of North Korea (Ep.106)

The Cyberwarfare Capability of North Korea For decades, policymakers, journalists and the media have discussed, prevented, and co…

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Sept. 12, 2017

Public Health IT Policy with Licy Do Canto (Ep. 105)

Bio  is founder and president of the Do Canto Group, a bipartisan government relations firm specializing in public health and hea…

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Sept. 5, 2017

The Power of WiFi for Business and Communities with Edgar Figueroa (E…

The Power of WiFi for Business and Communities The potential for WiFi can't be understated. WiFi is beneficial not only for busin…

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Aug. 22, 2017

Net Neutrality's Winners and Losers with Chris Lewis (Ep. 103)

The FCC is . The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia subsequently upheld the rules. If the Ajit Pai FCC undoes the…

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Aug. 15, 2017

How to Build a Lobbying Presence in Washington with Elizabeth Frazee …

How to Build a Lobbying Presence in Washington Before you build a lobbying presence in Washington, consider the fact that technol…

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Aug. 8, 2017

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Warfare with Gregory Allen …

How will Artificial Intelligence (AI) Affect Warfare? In today's episode we discuss the role of artificial intelligence in the fu…

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Aug. 1, 2017

Lobbying and Advocacy for Entrepreneurs with Melissa Blaustein (Ep. 1…

Lobbying and Advocacy for Entrepreneurs: The Business Case Lobbying and advocacy is not necessarily something that most entrepren…

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July 25, 2017

How Mayors Can Bridge the Digital Divide One City at a Time with Step…

The Rise of Technology is a Double-Edged Sword for many African Americans Recent reports suggest that African Americans have the …

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July 19, 2017

How to Work with Philanthropists in Silicon Valley with Gina Dalma

What should policy professionals be thinking about as they develop their outreach efforts to philanthropists in Silicon Valley?

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July 11, 2017

African American Women in Engineering: Statistics and Solutions with…

African American Women Engineers' Silent Struggle Against Indifference I had a hard time finding a title for this post. I wanted …

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July 5, 2017

What Do Emojis Mean for the Law? with Gabriella Ziccarelli and Joe Sr…

Can Using Emojis Get You in Trouble? You know what emojis mean. Otherwise, you wouldn't use them. Right? One recent University of…

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June 27, 2017

Racism Online -- Detecting Stealthy Bigotry with Rijul Magu (Ep. 95)

America's History of Recalcitrance De jure discrimination Racism online is evolving in a way that is consistent with the way rac…

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June 20, 2017

SLAPP Suits and Freedom of Speech with Laurent Crenshaw

What is a SLAPP Suit? Let's say you own a small business called "Policy Town Fajitas". You think your business is second-to-none.…

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June 13, 2017

How Much Privacy Should You Expect in the Digital Age? with Bernard C…

Privacy, Searches, Seizures and the Law The digital age is challenging the way our judicial system balances privacy against the n…

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June 6, 2017

ISIS Online: Are they Winning? with Audrey Alexander (Ep. 92)

The London Bridge terror attacks that occurred this past weekend are causing policymakers to once again re-evaluate the efficacy …

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May 30, 2017

Ep 91: Balancing Privacy Policy and Digital Marketing with Anindya Gh…

How can policymakers balance consumers' need for targeted, relevant content against such consumers' desire for privacy? Anindya G…

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May 23, 2017

Ep 90: 5G Internet is Coming Soon: What is it? How fast? Who will hav…

Yosef Getachew () is a Policy Fellow at Public Knowledge where he works on a variety of technology and communications issues. Pri…

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May 16, 2017

Ep 89: How the Police are Escalating their Use of Social Media for Su…

Matt Cagle is a Policy Attorney for Technology and Civil Liberties at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Matt attended la…

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May 9, 2017

Ep 88: Technology and Teaching: Opportunities for Measurable Student …

Shayna Cook () is a policy analyst with the Education Policy program at New America. She is a member of the Learning Technologies…

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May 2, 2017

Ep 87: Planning to Cut the Cord? This New Cable Company Wants You to …

Jeff Binder () is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Layer3 TV, a next generation cable company, founded in 2013. Most…

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April 25, 2017

Ep 86: Maya Rockeymoore: What we should do about autonomous vehicles …

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore () leads Global Policy Solutions, a Washington, DC-based policy firm that makes policy work for people and t…

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April 18, 2017

Ep 85: How to Help Women with STEM Degrees Keep Breaking Barriers wit…

is the ' (SWE) Manager of Research. Before joining SWE, Roberta Rincon was a Senior Research and Policy Analyst at The University…

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