Tech Nation with Moira Gunn
Dr. Moira Gunn is the host of Public Radio's Tech
Nation, where she has conducted over 2,000 interviews with space pioneers
and cyber-novelists, venture capitalists and genetics researchers, teachers
and technophobes. A former NASA scientist and engineer, Dr. Gunn is a
Member of the Board of Directors of the Tech Museum of Innovation and
the Tech Awards' Global Leadership Council, and has served as a member
of the Awards Selection Committee for the Space Technology Hall of Fame.
The first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue
University, she also holds advanced degrees in Computer Science and a
software technical patent. Dr. Gunn is regularly asked to speak on the
Impact of Technology on Society, on the Current and Projected State of
Global Technology Penetration, and on her experience as a Woman in Technology,
Science and Engineering.
Between 2004 and 2012 The Conversations Network published 748 podcast episodes
of Technation. Look for them and more-recent programs on the
Tech Nation website (http://technation.com).
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about new diagnostics and therapy for autism with Seaside Therapeutics CEO, Randall Carpenter.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with linguist and author, Geoff Nurnberg about his new book, Ascent of the A-Word, where he dives into the history of a term with origins dating back to World War II.
Dr. Moira Gunn discusses how the power of surprise is breaking down barriers in business with Soren Kaplan, the author of Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about a new treatment for macular degeneration using stem cells from Advanced Cell Technology CEO, Gary Rabin.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the new book, Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus, with co-authors Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy.
Dr. Moira Gunn looks at Medical Diagnostics, from brain scans for Alzheimer's to other neurological conditions with Positron Emission Tomography General Manager, Jonathan Allis.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author, journalist & editor, Fran Hawthorne, about her new book, Ethical Chic: The Inside Story of the Companies We Think We Love and reviews your favorite ethical products.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with Dusa Pharmaceuticals President and CEO, Bob Doman to talk about a new treatment for sunspots, a common term for pre-cancerous skin lesions.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author Robert McLay about how virtual reality is helping those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with Martin McGlynn, President and CEO of Stem Cells Inc. to talk about how stem cells are being used to treat everything from spinal cord injury and age-related macular degeneration.