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 with author and Internet policy specialist, Rebecca MacKinnon about her mantra on cyber rights, outlined in her new book, Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom.
Dr. Moira Gunn discusses Beligum nanotechnology in health care products you wear with the Business Develop Manager for Human Plus Plus, Eric Dy.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns more about changes in knowledge transfer following the internet explosion from Berkman Center for Internet & Society researcher, David Weinberger.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the latest advances in treatment for HIV AIDS and Tumors from GeoVax Labs president, Robert McNally and Punit Dhillon, CEO from OncoSec Medical.
Dr. Moira Gunn meets with two of the founding members of R.E.M. Michel Stipe and Mike Mills, who share their technology insights on music, creativity and modern life.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Genomic Health President, Kim Popovits about cancer diagnosis and then catches up with Chris Garabedian, CEO of A-V-I, regarding new hope in the area of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Dr. Moira Gunn learns how the war against cancer has moved from the microscope to the computer from University of California at Santa Cruz professor, David Haussler.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Steven Naifeh, about new insights into biology from the pages of his new book, Van Gogh: The Life.
Dr. Moira Gunn gets a glimpse into cabinet meetings at #10 Downing street from UK Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts, and then hosts the annual biotech industry wrap-up with CEO of Burrill & Co, Steve Burrill.
Dr. Moira Gunn looks at Science Journalism in 2011 with Purdue University Laureates Clive Cookson, Science Editor of the Financial Times of London, former Editor-in-Chief of Nature Neuroscience, Sandra Aamodt and Keith Devlin, the Math Guy from NPR.