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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    The installation of “smart meters” is almost complete in Maine but the controversy over them isn’t. Time for a quick review and look at the latest developments.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell
    The news of drone attacks that seem to occur weekly in places thousands of miles from our shores bring up questions about how technology is changing the definition of war, and even of what it means to be a warrior. An 1984 movie seemed to presage our current world of video game warfare – but the movie was fantasy, but these days people actually die. How should we think about the technology of war in our world today?

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  • Think Internet Explorer and Safari are the only web browsers in the world or that Google and Bing are the only search engines? Think again. The world is changing, especially on mobile devices. Here’s why…

    Sites mentioned in this program:
    www.opera.com
    www.duckduckgo.com
    www.hakia.com
    www.ixquick.com
    www.startpage.com

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell
    Technology is moving fast and we find ourselves, sometimes literally, more enmeshed with our technology than ever before. Will our increasing interaction with machines change what it means to be human? Not an easy question to answer, but more and more, an important one to ask.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    The FCC is asking for comments on whether and/or under what circumstances government agencies should be able to shut down cellphone service to protect public safety. That’s a big question. Here’s some context. If you’d like to make a comment, you can do so at apps.fcc.gov/ecfs by May 30, 2012. You can read the comments already made there by others as well.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    The world of technology just keeps on keepin’ on. Today, let’s catch up on some developments relating to TV, cars, and cell phones, at least one of which almost all of us use.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Well, May 1-7, 2012 is Choose Privacy Week so in its honor, let’s take a look at some developments in the digital realm that could affect privacy in both the digital and physical realms.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Love the convenience of your iPad or iPhone, of your Kindle or Nook? They sure are slick devices but what you can do with them is limited by what Apple or Amazon or Barnes and Noble says you can do with them. That’s where the term “walled garden” comes in when talking about the Internet these days.

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