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Hear Again 10/17/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Cherrie Mason reflects on some of the changes in the land that Thoreau talked about in his day, and wonders what he might say if he saw how the land around where he lived has changed today on this edition of the Environmental Notebook from the Fall of 1988.

Hear Again 10/10/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Gardens don’t just disappear in the autumn. In fact, autumn can be one of
the best times of year in the garden, or so says Claire Ackroyd on this
edition of Hit the Dirt from the WERU archives.

Hear Again 10/9/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

TODAYS TOPIC(S): Presentation by Bill Joy at the 2000 Camden TEchnology Conference

Why does Joy believe some technologies should not be pursued?
What three technologies, when combined, are potentially more dangerous than nuclear weapons?
What kind of reception did these ideas receive?

Hear Again 9/19/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

It’s just about time to plant garlic for harvest next year, and as Rosanna Rich points out in this edition of Herbal Update from the WERU archives, there are plenty of reasons besides culinary ones to celebrate garlic.

Hear Again 8/29/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Compost. Not the most exciting topic in the world for most people but one that can make a big difference in the garden as this episode of Hit the Dirt from back in the mid-1990’s points out.

Hear Again 8/22/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Rob McCall will be celebrating two decades of presenting his Awandjo Almanack on WERU in 2013. Here’s an episode from August, 1994, the first August that teh Almanac was broadcast.

Hear Again 8/15/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Crows are pretty smart, but as Cherie Mason points out on this edition of the Environmental Notebook from the Fall of 1988, we may not be aware just how smart they can be.

Hear Again 8/8/13

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Know what a bit is in computer jargon, or a byte? If not, here’s an episode for Notes from the Electronic Cottage from April of 2000 that might help.