10 episodes

A conversation about living our lives with technology. Life, Meet Tech explores the ways in which our daily lives intersect with technology and the impact technology has on us, collectively and individually. How does technology help us live our best life and how does it hold us back? How can we harness the power of tech for good and how does it hurt us? Each episode features lively and provocative conversations with an array of notable experts, authors, journalists, and industry leaders on all things tech-life.Life, Meet Tech is a co-production of WKAR Public Media and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University.

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A conversation about living our lives with technology. Life, Meet Tech explores the ways in which our daily lives intersect with technology and the impact technology has on us, collectively and individually. How does technology help us live our best life and how does it hold us back? How can we harness the power of tech for good and how does it hurt us? Each episode features lively and provocative conversations with an array of notable experts, authors, journalists, and industry leaders on all things tech-life.Life, Meet Tech is a co-production of WKAR Public Media and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University.

    The Future of Technology

    The Future of Technology

    Prabu David is joined by leading global futurist Shawn Dubravac for a peek into his crystal ball at the incredible future of consumer technology and the industrial economy.

    • 29 min
    The Road Ahead

    The Road Ahead

    Prabu David rides shotgun with Fred Jacobs, automotive expert and the godfather of classic rock radio, as they look at the exciting road ahead for automotive technology.

    • 31 min
    Thought Contagion

    Thought Contagion

    Prabu David is joined by Greg Teachout, one of his favorite colleagues and armchair experts, to discuss everything from the thought contagion and Greg’s newfound fascination with the hurdy gurdy.

    • 16 min
    The Thing About Social Media

    The Thing About Social Media

    In this episode, Prabu David invites Kjerstin Thorson, a researcher and professor at Michigan State University, to discuss how social media uses our own user data to determine what we see.

    • 20 min
    The Future of Work

    The Future of Work

    In this episode, Prabu David discusses the future of work with IT expert and the president of IDC, Crawford Del Prete, to find out what he thinks about the impact of technology on business and society.

    • 28 min
    The Attention Economy

    The Attention Economy

    Today’s world runs on an attention economy that’s driven by technology, and businesses profit from our attention. In this episode, Prabu David talks with leading researcher, neuroscientist, and author Amishi Jha about the real price of our attention.

    • 20 min

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