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Instagram is the New Fireside Chat

featuring Paul Matzko, Will Duffield, and John Samples on Jan 17, 2019

Some politicians seem authentic on social media & others completely miss the mark. Should political advertising on social media be regulated?

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New Year, New Congress, New Tech

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Will Rinehart on Jan 10, 2019

Will Rinehart raises concern over whether or not members of Congress should be more tech savvy. 

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Ranked Choice Voting, A Better Way to Vote?

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Peter Van Doren on Jan 3, 2019

Instead of choosing the lesser of two evils at the ballot box, you could rank your preferences, like they did in Maine for the midterm election. 

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Has Your Phone Hacked Your Brain?

featuring Paul Matzko, Aaron Ross Powell, and Will Duffield on Dec 27, 2018

We don’t know the consequences of the infinite scroll yet, but in order to actually live, it may be wise to be mindful of your screen time. 

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Flying Taxis: Cleared for Takeoff?

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Brent Skorup on Dec 20, 2018

Brent Skorup from the Mercatus Center addresses his new paper Auctioning Airspace. 

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Is Amazon HQ2 Worth it?

featuring Paul Matzko, Will Duffield, and Vanessa Calder on Dec 13, 2018

Vanessa Calder joins us this week to discuss whether or not residents of Crystal City, VA and Queens, NY should be excited by the arrival of Amazon.

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Place Your Political Bets

featuring Paul Matzko and Aaron Ross Powell on Dec 6, 2018

Continuing our discussion with John Aristotle Phillips, we discuss how PredictIt may actually inspire more people to seek out the truth in politics.

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Micro-Targeting Voters with Big Data

featuring Paul Matzko and Aaron Ross Powell on Nov 29, 2018

John Aristotle Phillips joins us to discuss how important it is to have detailed voter data in order to run a successful political campaign. 

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We Got Your Black Friday Shopping List

featuring Paul Matzko, Aaron Ross Powell, Will Duffield, & Matthew Feeney on Nov 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! Look no further for the most (arguably) useful and live-changing technology to put under the tree this holiday season. 

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Popping Techno-Utopian Bubbles

featuring Paul Matzko, Will Duffield, and Peter Van Doren on Nov 15, 2018

Peter Van Doren explains that debates over the use of new technologies typically focus on ethics rather than efficacy.

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Why Aren’t There More Women In Tech?

featuring Paul Matzko and Matthew Feeney on Nov 8, 2018

Ashkhen Kazaryan explains the tech world gender disparity which is most evident by the lack of women in executive-level positions at Google & Apple.

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Crypto for College

featuring Paul Matzko, Aaron Ross Powell, and Neal McCluskey on Oct 31, 2018

Neal McCluskey joins us to talk about how our current education system does not effectively use existing technology to help students learn.

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Will 5G Live Up to Its Hype?

featuring Paul Matzko and Roslyn Layton on Oct 25, 2018

Self- proclaimed techno-optimist, Roslyn Layton, joins us to discuss how 5G will support the internet of things. 

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The Chinese Surveillance State

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Will Duffield on Oct 18, 2018

In order to control its’ people, China developed technology, like credit systems and facial recognition software, that concern the freer world. 

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Killer Drones or Delivery Drones?

featuring Paul Matzko, Matthew Feeney, and Aaron Ross Powell on Oct 11, 2018

Matthew Feeney joins us to discuss how the rapid advancement of drone technology has both promising and threatening applications. 

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When Will We Get Fully Autonomous Cars?

featuring Paul Matzko on Oct 4, 2018

Florian Baur from Byton talks about how their autonomous cars are prepared for the “sharing economy” of the future. 

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Printing Pills for Pets

featuring Paul Matzko on Sep 27, 2018

At TechCrunch Disrupt we talk with Starkey Hearing Technologies and Pinpoint Pharma about their newest medical devices and technologies. 

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Will Artificial Intelligence Take Your Job?

featuring Paul Matzko on Sep 20, 2018

At TechCrunch Disrupt, Nick Whitehouse from McCarthy Finch and Vinod Chandrashekar from 6figr.com discuss the automation of white-collar jobs.