Technology and Consequences: the mass of innovations brought by the Internet and related technologies, the inroads they have made on our lives and cultures, and the possibilities for the future, as guided by two people who have been involved in Internet technology business since it was a thing.
Our podcasts feature lively discussions on themed current issues in technology and its consequences — our our views and those of other invited experts, as we use the Internet’s five decades of history to puzzle out possible futures.
Are you curious about how the Internet got to where we are today, and concerned about how we shape the future — not just of the Internet, but of all parts of our lives, our work, and our communities? Tune in!
Facial Recognition — The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Guest: Dahlia Peterson If you have been hearing about facial recognition technology more and more lately, it is not a coincidence. It is pervasive and embedded in technology and applications we rely on every day, and it is improving …
Internet Adoption and Tech Development in Africa
Guest: Karen Rose Internet and Internet-related technologies have not had the same adoption cycle in the US as elsewhere in the world. Nowhere is this gap wider than in Africa. According to a 2019 ITU report, 28.2% of Africa’s population is
Internet Consolidation — Who Is Resolving Your Query?
Guests: Roxana Radu and Michael Hausding The first step of the process of accessing resources on the internet is called “DNS resolution” and it involves a multi-tiered, hierarchical and distributed architecture. One of the first steps in that process is
Internet Consolidation and the Rise of Content Distribution Networks
Guest: Russ White Did you know that today Video, gaming and social media account for almost 80% of the world’s internet traffic? The change in the composition of traffic has been accompanied by a dramatic change in the way content is delivered
Internet Consolidation and the need for diversity
Guest: Paul Vixie We know you will agree that the Internet has changed quite a bit from its early days, and no we aren’t just talking about innovation and new services. We are talking about the consolidation of everything from
A Zen Approach to Making AI Work for All of Us
Guest: Dr. Colin Shunryu Garvey Stephen Hawking’s final message in posthumously published book called Brief Answers To The Big Questions, was this: If robots don’t get us, climate change will. Some big companies such as Amazon and Google are calling for the democratization of AI, not just to
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Relevant, engaging, informative
Unlike most tech podcasts, this is not solely targeted at those in the industry. Relevant, intelligent, and informed discussions on consequences of decisions about technology. I highly recommend this to anyone interested in the implications of decisions being made via a vis technology, access, and advancement.
So excited to hear your perspective on the rapidly changing landscape of internet technology.
This is a great podcast.