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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Voice controlled tech is becoming more and more a part of many people’s daily lives. Those voice controlled Internet of Things devices are really convenient – whether smart phones or baby monitors or personal assistants like Siri or Google Now or Amazon Echo. But what happens when devices are controlled not by the owner’s voice but by sounds that the owner can’t hear. Some researchers decided to find out – and they did. Here’s the story.

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  • Producer/Host: Duncan Newcomer


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  • Producer/Host: Amy Browne

    Bangor City Council votes to recognize Indigenous People’s Day and approves a proposal “Urging the United States Congress to enact a Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax and Dividend”

    We take you to last night’s meeting of the Bangor City Council to listen in on the testimony from tribal council member Maulian Dana Smith, Chief Kirk Francis and others, and the council’s discussion and vote on these two issues. On today’s program you’ll also hear Maulian Dana Smith’s testimony in support of Indigenous People’s Day at Bangor’s Government Operations Committee Meeting earlier in the month, and some background on the Carbon Dividend issue from a 2015 edition of this program.

    Special thanks to the folks at www.townhallstreams.com Some of the audio in today’s program was recorded by them and used with their permission.

    Maine Currents- independent local news, views and culture, every Tuesday at 4pm on WERU-FM and weru.org

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  • Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel

    Maine coastal and ocean issues: Fisheries History at Penobscot Marine Museum

    -Penobscot Marine Museum’s fisheries exhibit and events and the role of museums in helping people understand about complex fishing industry issues
    -National Fishermen’s photo archives from the Post World War Two era, donated and on display at Penobscot Marine Museum, illustrate over 60 years of fishing industry changes in Maine and the Nation
    -Port Clyde Fresh Catch founder and long time fisherman Glen Libby, described the changes he has seen in 40 years of fishing, including changes in technology and fish populations that led him and others to start the nation’s first community supported fishery.

    Cipperly Good, Penobscot Marine Museum
    Glen Libby, Port Clyde Fresh Catch
    With thanks also to Jessica Hathaway, National Fishermen Magazine

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  • Haunted
    CJ Kenna | Producer + Writer/Performer

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  • Producer/Host: R.W. Estela

    The Hope of the Future

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  • Producer/Host: Anu Dudley
    Production Assistant: John Welles

    The Peach

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  • Producer/Host: Tim Hagney


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