Heinz Radio is a podcast created by the students of Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College. Students host conversations with faculty, community members, and professionals at the intersection of public policy, technology, and the arts.
Community Health & Equity with Erin Dalton from DHS
In this episode of Heinz Radio, we sat down with Erin Dalton to talk about the intersection of equity and community health and the role that the Allegheny County Department of Human Services plays in that space. We also spoke about the impact that COVID-19 has had public health, and concluded with a touch of optimism for the future of equity in community health.
Creating Immersive Experiences with the Arts & Tech: A Conversation with ARTECHOUSE
The arts and technology are often considered to be opposites of one another; however, they can also be merged to create immersive spaces that inspire wonder, creativity, and imagination. ARTECHOUSE is an immersive artspace that engages the audience in innovative hi-tech art both in physical locations as well as on their mobile app. We talked to Lena Galperina, Visitor Experience Director at ARTECHOUSE, about her views on how the arts and tech inform each other & how it applies in the context of ARTECHOUSE.
Is Amazon Evil? Part 2 Professor Ari Lightman & Attorney Michael A. Finio
In this second episode of investigating the question is Amazon evil, we explored how existing anti-trust laws could be maneuvered to deal with Amazon and other tech giants. We spoke with Attorney Michael A. Finio, legal counsel at Saul, Ewing, Arnstein and Lehr, who has decades of experience in antitrust litigation,, and Prof. Ari Lightman from Heinz College.
Is Amazon Evil? Part 1
This week’s episode is the first in a special two-part series investigating the question, “Is Amazon evil?” We examine the e-commerce giant and some of the most alarming warnings that have been raised about their market dominance. We spoke with two distinguished professors of economics at Heinz College, Dr. Lowell Taylor and Dr. Martin Gaynor, to understand the economics of how a company like Amazon could grow so quickly. We also asked what the consequences and whether Amazon could monopolize the mark
Building Equitable Transportation Networks Part 2: Autonomous Vehicles with Allante Whitmore
As our "Building Equitable Transportation Networks" part 2, we sat down with Allante Whitmore to talk about the autonomous vehicles and how future developments in this space can take equity considerations into account. We explored the ways in which autonomous vehicle research and development has been both bolstered and hindered by COVID-19. We concluded the interview by talking about recommendations for how policymakers can ensure that autonomous vehicle developments are managed and effectively regulated
Building Equitable Transportation Networks Part 1: Artificial Intelligence
Happy new years! In this episode, we sat down with Haley Townsend to discuss the use of artificial intelligence in the transportation space. How can AI ensure equitable transportation systems across socioeconomic and accessibility lines? How has COVID-19 complicated and enhanced attempts to use AI in the transportation industry? We explored these questions and concluded with how policymakers can ensure that AI developments in the transportation industry are properly managed and effectively regulated.
Great Guests, Interesting Content
This podcast covers wide ranging topics, but all of them are interesting. I learn about and become interested in so many new things from this! Looking forward to more.
Growing and good
As a student at Heinz, I’m enjoying listening to students exploring the world of policy in so many different directions and ways. Interesting guests.
Love the initiative!
I love seeing students taking the initiative to spread the word about their passion - keep it up!