Computing & IT

Populist Dialogues - 18-02 - Saving the Net and Net Neutrality with Municipal Broadband System

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What do we do when the federal agency charged with protecting the free and open Internet instead attacks it, allowing large corporations to charge more depending on who is providing the content? In Portland OR, citizens have organized to create a municipal broadband system. We talk with Garrett Hour, founder of municipalbroadbandpdx.org, and Russell Senior, Pres. of Personal Telco Project on why Portland OR should create their own system, instead of having to rely on the private IPS mega-corporations.

In The Studio - 3D Bioprinting: Amazing!

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Lin Weaver hosts Marc Facciotti, UC Davis Associate Professor BME/GC, and Steven Lucero, UC Davis Development  Engineer, BME.

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topics discussed include: understanding 3D bioprinting, processes and materials used, the team lab at UC Davis, science futurism with video clip of what 3D bioprinting may be able to do in the future.

What's at Stake? Net Neutrality

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America’s access to a fair and open Internet is under attack as Trump’s FCC challenges existing Net Neutrality rules.

This 58-minute special hosted by Laura Flanders discusses the major risks of rolling back net neutrality rules and how people can voice their opinions on this important issue. Weighing in on the topic are panelists Brandi Collins of Color of Change; law professor Tim Wu, Craig Aaron of Free Press; and Gigi Sohn, former Counselor to the FCC Chairman and Open Society Fellow.

A Declaration of The Independence of Cyberspace

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Internet legend John Perry Barlow a former Wyoming rancher and Grateful Dead lyricist is best known for his A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, a statement of the natural liberty and the anti–sovereignty of Cyberspace, which in part led to his moniker the Thomas Jefferson of Cyberspace.

In The Studio - Linux Users Group of Davis (LUGOD)

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Darrick Servis hosts Brian Lavender, member, Bill Kendrick, co-founder, John Reed, vice president, and Eric Engelhard, member, all of the Linux Users Group of Davis (LUGOD).

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topics discussed include: celebrating 15 years, open source software, members backgrounds, and LUGOD's origin and purpose.