On this week’s Tech Nation, how exactly did Edward Snowden deliver those classified government documents into the hands of the media? Former Washington Post investigative journalist Bart Gellman, currently writing for The Atlantic, talks about his book: “Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State”. Then Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about the potential for genetic susceptibility to the COVID-19 virus, and other aspects of genetic predisposition to the success or failure of available medical treatments.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times journalist Matt Richtel turns the tables on all of us. Matt interviews Dr. Gunn! They talk about topics of interest to both of them in technology, business and science.
On this week’s Tech Nation, Matt Ridley, columnist from The Times of London on science, the environment, and economics, and author of “How Innovation Works – And Why It Flourishes in Freedom”. Then Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft leads the COVID-19 Response Task Force for the XPrize Pandemic Alliance.
On this week’s Tech Nation, learning to draw on the radio! Dan Roam, the founder of The Napkin Academy, invites us to make simple drawings showing what the COVID-19 pandemic looks like to each of us. They’ll also talk about his writer’s workshop and how he’s writing his upcoming book– “The Pop-Up Pitch” – he’s inviting all nonfiction writers to write their books along with him.
On this week’s Tech Nation, the first Google radio interview with Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin from the year 2000. Then Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft gives us insights into where Google is today in the area of healthcare and groundbreaking research – from Google Health, to Calico, Verily Life Sciences, Google Flu Trends, and more ....
On this week’s Tech Nation, Wharton Marketing Professor, Jonah Berger, follow his earlier books, “Contagious” and “Invisible Influence”. His latest is “The Catalyst – How To Change Anyone’s Mind”. Then on BioTech Nation, using viruses to our benefit. That’s the idea from Aspa Therapeutics. Dr. Eric David described Aspa’s approach to deliver essential treatment for the rare genetic condition of Canavan’s Disease.
On this week’s Tech Nation, David Ludvigson, President & CEO of Nanomix, talks about making their 15-minute, handheld testing device COVID-19 ready. Then Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft sees the rise of the Maker Movement, especially now with so many people sheltering in place. And Helen Torley, President & CEO of Halozyme Therapeutics, talks about their efforts to move the time it takes IV drugs from hours down to minutes – current testing is in breast cancer in women and multiple myeloma.
On this week’s Tech Nation, how the tech giants are different from the global corporations of yesterday. BuzzFeed journalist Alex Kantrowitz (Kan-trow-witz) talks about “Always Day One … How the Tech Titans Plan to Stay on Top Forever.” And Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about his current work with the World Health Organization, heading up a team to develop a global app in these times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On this week’s Tech Nation, are you working from home? Or really committing yourself to that novel you always wanted to write or your memoirs? In a follow-up to his earlier books – “The Distraction Addiction” and “Rest” - Alex Pang joins Moira to talk about “Shorter: Work Better, Smarter, and Less – Here’s How”.
On this week’s Tech Nation, in these times of global crisis, how do changes in international cargo and trade work? Moira speaks with Keith Rockwell, the Director of the Information and External Relations Division at the World Trade Organization in Geneva. And Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft updates us on the loosening of HIPAA rules in these days of COVID-19.