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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 08.02.17

Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August 2nd 2017 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS: Apple removes VPN apps from the App Store in China TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics ‘Larger Than a Cell Phone’ IBM Beats Amazon In 12-Month Cloud Revenue, $15.1 Billion To $14.5 Billion Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017 FEATURE SEGMENTS: Microsoft Software …

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Project Censored – 05.16.17

What role can civil disobedience play in the stuggle for social change?  Peter explores this question with two guests: first, environmental organizer  Tim DeChristopher recounts his experience delaying a federal oil and gas  leasing process, and how the legal doctrine of “necessity” could be used in environmental campaigns. Then Sunsara Taylor discusses the right-wing effort to supress womens’ option of abortion, …

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Expanding Mind – Tracking the Wild – 03.15.17

Ecologist and wildlife tracker Meghan Walla-Murphy talks about following bears, reading the landscape, and cultivating relationships across species (and political) lines. http://www.meghanwallamurphy.com

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Project Censored – 03.07.17

Peter and Mickey spend the hour looking at “The Coming War On China,” the latest film from
the prolific documentarian John Pilger. The film looks at the untold history of U.S.-China relations,
the Pacific military buildup by both countries, and life in China today. The first half of this week’s show
presents audio excerpts from the film, then in the second half, John Pilger joins the program for an interview.

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Globe-trotting pollutants raise some cancer risks 4 times higher than predicted

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new way of looking at how pollutants ride through the atmosphere has quadrupled the estimate of global lung cancer risk from a pollutant caused by combustion, to a level that is now double the allowable limit recommended by the World Health Organization. The findings, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences …

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Future Predictions for 2017-2045

It is estimated that the doubling time of medical knowledge in 1950 was 50 years; in 1980, 7 years; and in 2010, 3.5 years. In 2020 it is projected to be 0.2 years—just 73 days. Computer power is doubling every 18 months, so massive increases in scope and scale. Once nanotechnology and nano circuitry, stem cells, and genetic engineering, come …