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 sits down with Phil Stutz and Barry Michels, co-authors of The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity, about changing unwanted behaviors.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the process behind engineering new vaccines by typing DNA sequences into a computer with Inovio Pharmaceuticals CEO, Joseph Kim.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down and discusses the new book, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, with Pulitzer Prize winning author, Ed Humes.
Dr. Moira Gunn chats with John Latham, Chief Scientific Officer for Alder Biopharmaceuticals, about how they are winning the fight against migraines.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the new book, Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us about Health and the Science of Healing, with author and UCLA Cardiology Professor, Barbara Natterson Horowitz.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about new vaccines for neglected diseases and about a handheld device which can detect disease on the spot with the CEOs from Inviragen and Opko Diagnostics, Dan Stinchcomb and David Steinmiller.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns about the extent of our obsession with technology and how to overcome it from research psychologist and author, Larry Rosen, from his new book, iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us.
Dr. Moira Gunn recaps the highlights and talks with the key players from the annual BIO 2012 conference in Boston.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with experts, Terry Hisey and Matthew Hudes from Deliotte, about the meaning of comparative effectiveness and the term: Bio-Pharma.
Dr. Moira Gunn sits down with Jonathan Koomley, author of Cold Cash, Cool Climate: Science-Based advice for Ecological Entrepreneurs about why he believes the climate problem is misunderstood.