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Should you start using Twitter? What are the basics? Ray and Tom have the answers in this week's Ask Deemable Tech.

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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How do you feed a six-person crew on a three-year mission to Mars? WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Dr. Grace Douglas, project scientist on A...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 14:55
Caption: Jeff Kirschner
Anyone who is on social media knows how often you can be inundated with picayune details of your friends’ daily lives. But what if all that over-sh...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
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In Part 2 of a multi-part series on the final report released by the Global Ocean Commission, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill explains the first...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:36
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A 'thought experiment' conducted by Vancouver, B.C. social artist Julien Thomas in which he turns a pop-up cafe into a Faraday cage to block all el...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Bill Nye at the LightSail countdown celebration., Credit: Loren Roberts
LightSail, the Planetary Society’s innovative solar sail cubesat, will ride into space on the huge SpaceX Falcon Heavy, now in development. Bill N...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records’ at the Oakland Museum of California is open now until July 19th., Credit: Ashleyanne Krigbaum
Walking into ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records,’ one of the newest exhibits at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), feels like hanging o...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Back in the U.S. for the first time since the publication of his book No Place to Hide, Glenn Greenwald delivered this speech in June at Seattle's ...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 57:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Skeptic Check: About Face, Credit: Seth Shostak
Humans are pattern seeking animals – and the silhouette of Elvis appears in our burrito. Does that mean The King is speaking to us through TexMex?...

Bought by KAZU, WYAP, WRIR, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Nellie Bly
Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of muckraker Nellie Bly, painter Georgia O'Keeffe and jazz singer Nina Simone. We talk to authors, une...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 27:00
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Cement production is an energy and emission-intensive business. But Ohorongo cement factory in Namibia has made use of the latest technology to pro...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:36
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What happens when science, and traditional medicine fail, say, for people trying to conceive? Well, you can go to the man of a hundred kids. Also t...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David McConville
“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visio...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Janine Benyus
The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
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It’s the artists — from Orwell of Nineteen Eighty-Four, to Philip Dick and Margaret Atwood, to Trevor Paglen and Banksy — who raise the big questio...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Adam Dole, recent Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House and former entre...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jul 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Anders Nilsson talks about the frontiers of water science.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WYAP, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 28:52
  • Purchases: 3
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How can you make sure your person information is off of your smartphone before you trade it in or give it to someone? Ray and Tom have the answers ...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Peter W. Singer is senior fellow and director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution. He is the youn...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:14:42
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The final episode of the series looks at the future of Irish experimental music. We find out how techniques like ‘Live Coding’ (where computer prog...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:01
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This episode looks at how innovative new ways of making and distributing music are coming into conflict with our legal system. Some argue that copy...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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In this episode we meet a variety of sonic artists who've approached the art establishment from different directions.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Episode three takes a journey into the underground world of circuit bending.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Radio Curious discusses the contradictions in U.S. nuclear weapons policy with author and professor Dr. Seyom Brown, who is currently an adjunct se...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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First, tired of conventional retirement, Lynne and Tim Martin, sold their home and almost everything they owned to travel the world. Then, Kartcher...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1