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The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center at the University of Nebraska studies the ever-changing relationship between society, technology, and the law. Our podcast, Tech Refactored, shares the research happening at the center and explores topics with experts and technologists across the country. The podcast is hosted by NGTC founder and director Gus Hurwitz. Tech Refactored is produced by James Fleege.

Tech Refactored Nebraska Governance and Technology Center

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The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center at the University of Nebraska studies the ever-changing relationship between society, technology, and the law. Our podcast, Tech Refactored, shares the research happening at the center and explores topics with experts and technologists across the country. The podcast is hosted by NGTC founder and director Gus Hurwitz. Tech Refactored is produced by James Fleege.

    Tech Refactored, Until Next Time

    Tech Refactored, Until Next Time

    In the final episode of Tech Refactored, Gus looks back on some of the staff's favorite episodes and interviews. Until next time, there is never enough time.TwitterGus Hurwitz @GusHurwitz

    • 51 min
    The AI and Creative Filmmaking Design Hackathon

    The AI and Creative Filmmaking Design Hackathon

    The Nebraska Technology and Governance Center, Cinema 16, and Ash Eliza Smith, Robert Twomey and NovySan from the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts organized and co-hosted a one-day intensive AI film-making Hackathon in April 2023 where creatives offered up speculative visions of the future and emergent system designs to offer us clues and strategies of ways that we can shape an interspecies future. In this episode, Gus highlights the process and creative workflows throughout the d...

    • 27 min
    Large Language Models

    Large Language Models

    This special episode of Tech Refactored is co-produced by a student fellows group consisting of Lauren Bruning, Diego Villalpando, Baba Yussif, and Niloofar Mansoor. Niloofar joins Gus for a conversation with Mrinal Rawool, a PhD student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Mrinal, Niloofar, and Gus discuss large language models such as Chat GPT, examining how they work, use cases, and the impacts these models have in society. TwitterNiloofar Mansoor @NiloofarMansoorGus Hurwitz @GusHurwitz

    • 54 min
    Cybersecurity Challenges in Agriculture Software

    Cybersecurity Challenges in Agriculture Software

    In this special episode of Tech Refactored, Salome Perez and Amy Barry, both student fellows at the NGTC, host the show to discuss the role of software in agriculture. Salome and Amy are joined by George Grispos, Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity at UNO, and Santosh Pitla, Associate Professor in Advance Machinery Systems at UNL. Together they examine the many cybersecurity challenges faced in the agriculture space.TwitterSalome PerezSantosh PitlaGus Hurwitz

    • 1 hr
    CRISPR: How the IP Is Affecting Innovation

    CRISPR: How the IP Is Affecting Innovation

    Samantha Zyontz, an Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Law, returns to the podcast to expand on the conversation about CRISPR from an episode of Tech Refactored released in February of 2021. Despite the dispute over who owns the IP, companies have been developing products and technologies that use CRISPR. Samantha and Gus discuss these technologies, how the IP is affecting innovation, and much more.TwitterSamantha Zyontz @SZyontzGus Hurwitz @GusHurwitzLinksTech Refactored Epis...

    • 40 min
    Commercial Spyware: The Past, Present, and Future

    Commercial Spyware: The Past, Present, and Future

    Asaf Lubin, Associate Professor of Law at Indiana University, joins the podcast to discuss commercial spyware. Asaf and Gus examine how countries around the world use spyware, new technologies within spyware, and how it's developed and sold by private companies.TwitterAsaf Lubin @AsafLubinGus Hurwitz @GusHurwitz

    • 47 min

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