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Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by Prairie Public, KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Will Free Speech Save Social Media?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the world's largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by use...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, KISU, NPR Illinois, and WGCU


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surp...

Bought by WSKG and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Soul? , Credit: In
Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scr...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Is Social Media Good For Democracy?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Critics argue that social media deepens political divisions and erodes trust in the democratic process. Will the power of social media be used as a...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WGCU, Prairie Public, Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Less than a decade old, Bitcoin is worth billions. The cryptocurrency promises to revolutionize global finance by placing control of currency in th...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, WGCU, Prairie Public, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Every day millions of people turn to dating apps to find love. To date, more than 49 million Americans have given digital dating a try and the comp...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, KTSW 89.9, WGCU, and Indie3 Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Your Private Data: Can Tech Companies Keep it from the Law? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Do you have a secret that no one else knows? Tech companies may promise to protect our data from prying eyes. But should that promise yield to law ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, and KCPW


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Debate: Should we trust the promise of artificial intelligence?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As technology rapidly progresses, some proponents of artificial intelligence believe that it will help solve complex social challenges and offer im...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KERA, New Hampshire Public Radio, KGOU and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Smart technology grants us unprecedented access to knowledge and to each other. Is there a downside to this connectivity?

Bought by NPR Illinois, WDCB, WQCS, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Surveillance in America—needed or nightmare?

Bought by KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3