On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Data Scientist Dr. CATHY O’NEIL about her book, “Weapons of ‘Math’ Destruction … How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy.” Then on BioTech Nation, a new approach to achieving health with a compromised immune system. Dr. DAVID JOHNSON is the Founder, President & CEO of GigaGen. And critically-ill newborns get the genetic information they need … and fast. GAVIN STONE is the Vice President for Marketing at EdicoGenome in San Diego.
On this week’s Tech Nation, neuroscientist Daniel Levitin talks about how we can tell the difference between a simple lie and a weaponized lie. His book is “Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era.” Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft tells us about The Internet of Medical Things. And what it can do for us.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with ROSS KING, the author of Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies.
Then on BioTech Nation, upping the game for wearables – NOAH KONIG from Cambridge Cognition and BEN FEHNERT from The CTRL Group, talk about their new venture, Cognition Kit. Measuring cognition along with the impact of medications, and opening up these measurements for others to develop applications.
On this week’s Tech Nation, “The NPR Math Guy”, Keith Devlin, tells us about Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World”. Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft tells us about the winners of the Qualcomm Tricoder Xprize - StarTrek medicine isn’t fiction any more.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Brad Stone from Bloomberg News talks about “The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World.” And on Tech Nation Health, integrating the data from all our smartphones apps and exercise bands, and much more. Drew Schiller is the CEO of Validic. And remember that every nation approves drugs, medical devices and even cosmetics differently. Greer Deal, the Director of Global Regulatory Services, breaks it down.
On this week’s Tech Nation, NYU marketing professor, Adam Alter about the rise of addictive personal technology. Then on Tech Nation Health, chief correspondent, Daniel Kraft, talks about the cutting edge of stem cell therapies today and in the future, and Second Genome’s Dr. Karim Dabbagh links bacteria in the gut to the inflammation experienced in IBD, Irritable Bowel Disease.
On this week’s Tech Nation, former Google CEO and Alphabet Executive Chair, Eric Schmidt along with former Senior Vice President for Products, Jonathan Rosenberg talk about “How Google Works”.
Then on Tech Nation Health, faster diagnostics for the 25 species of bacteria which cause Sepsis. John McDonough, the CEO of T2 Biosystems, talks about their efforts in Sepsis and other new diagnostics for candida and Lyme disease.
On this week’s Tech Nation, a Special Edition of Tech Nation Health, where the NFL and Major League Baseball both figure in. First up is Jim Joyce, CEO of Aethlon Medical and Executive Chairman of Exosome Sciences. Its blood test appears to identify CTE – Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – in retired NFL players. Then Right Eye returns with improvements to its eye tracking diagnostics for medical conditions, and a new project with professional sports. Barbara Barclay is the President of Right Eye, and Dr. Melissa Hunfalvay is its Chief Scientific Officer. Then, Tech Nation Health’s chief correspondent, Dr. Daniel Kraft, talks about disruption in medical care, all brought about by emerging technology.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Olivia Fox Cabane and Judah Pollack with “The Net and the Butterfly – The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking” – their exercises all source from breakthroughs in neuroscience. Then on Tech Nation Health, Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about the future of Neuroscience and Neuromedicine, and on BioTech Nation, Dr. Asha Das from Tocagen talks about their approach to treating brain tumors –it starts with a virus.
On this week’s Tech Nation, it’s the second of a two-part series on Digital Health. On this show, Moira speaks with DR. RAJAIE BATNIJI, the Co-Founder & Chief Health Officer of Collective Health. It all started with a nightmare in filing health claims.
Then on BioTech Nation, RIF PAMUKCHU, the CEO of RxMP Therapeutics. It’s about the technology of stopping blood loss.