39 min

Left To Their Own Devices LinkedUp: Breaking Boundaries in Education

    • Education

In this insightful eposide, dIgital sociologist, Dr. Julie Albright discusses the unseen opportunities in digital infrastructure - which she calls "the best job nobody knows about." She digs deep into how young people - and even older, more experienced people - have no idea that there is an entire suite of people and technologies running the apps they use on their phones everyday. Dr. ALbright discusses the  innovations in technology, specifically  power/ heating & cooling, battery storage and the impact they can have a global impact on things like climate change. Young people can make a significant difference in the world and this podcast disusses how this can happen and how our educational system plays a role in empowering young people.

Dr. Julie M. Albright is a digital sociologist who was the Behavioral Lead of a $121 million Smart Grid Demonstration Grant funded by the U.S. Dept of Energy, and former managing director of the USC Energy Institute. She is a Board Member of Infrastructure Masons. A frequent media commentator, she teaches classes at USC on the Psychology of Interactive media and Sustainable Infrastructure. Her bestselling book Left to Their Own Devices: How Digital Natives Are Reshaping the American Dream from Prometheus Books was chosen as a Bloomberg - Top 30 Book of the Year. Her next book - the Cloud Machine, co-authored by Dean Nelson - will look at the challenges and opportunities of connecting everybody globally.

In this insightful eposide, dIgital sociologist, Dr. Julie Albright discusses the unseen opportunities in digital infrastructure - which she calls "the best job nobody knows about." She digs deep into how young people - and even older, more experienced people - have no idea that there is an entire suite of people and technologies running the apps they use on their phones everyday. Dr. ALbright discusses the  innovations in technology, specifically  power/ heating & cooling, battery storage and the impact they can have a global impact on things like climate change. Young people can make a significant difference in the world and this podcast disusses how this can happen and how our educational system plays a role in empowering young people.

Dr. Julie M. Albright is a digital sociologist who was the Behavioral Lead of a $121 million Smart Grid Demonstration Grant funded by the U.S. Dept of Energy, and former managing director of the USC Energy Institute. She is a Board Member of Infrastructure Masons. A frequent media commentator, she teaches classes at USC on the Psychology of Interactive media and Sustainable Infrastructure. Her bestselling book Left to Their Own Devices: How Digital Natives Are Reshaping the American Dream from Prometheus Books was chosen as a Bloomberg - Top 30 Book of the Year. Her next book - the Cloud Machine, co-authored by Dean Nelson - will look at the challenges and opportunities of connecting everybody globally.

39 min

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