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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 03.01.17

THE PERSONAL COMPUTER SHOW
Wednesday March 1, 2017 – PRN.fm 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS
o Massive Internet outage is sweeping the East Coast
o Unlimited plans: Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint, compared
o H-1B visa cap is set at 85,000 – April 1st Lottery

FEATURE SEGMENTS
o Internet of Things – Cloud Your Judgement – Marty Winston
o Wearable Tech – Alfred Poor
o Computer Tips for Busy People – Joe Rejeski

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Visionaries – 10.31.16

“Michael Silver.” Mike is an architect, professor, student of consciousness, and principal of Critical Systems Lab. Mike studied architecture at Pratt Institute and Columbia University and has taught at key architecture schools. We discuss consciousness, the mind/body problem, artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, and what all this has to do with architecture.

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Project Censored – 02.09.16

Peter and Mickey spend the hour in conversation with Elliot D. Cohen. In his latest book, “The Technology of Oppression,” Cohen explores the many ways that federal agencies are spying on Americans, and offers proposals to rein in these invasions of privacy.

Elliot D. Cohen writes about information technology, as well as mass-media ethics and other philosophical issues.

Attention Span is Shortening Significantly by the Year – But Why? – Robert Harrington

A study from Microsoft involving more than 2,000 people has found that the average attention span has dipped to a low 8 seconds – down from 12 seconds in 2000. A goldfish has an attention span of 9 seconds. There are many effects from smartphones and the like on the human body which are never written about. Information technology (IT) is much …