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 speaks with Stanford Law School's Lillick Professor Paul Goldstein, about his latest legal thriller: "A Patent Lie."
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Dr. Colin Garner, CEO at Xceleron, about new technologies which would reduce the need for animal testing.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with William Gibson, author of the books "Neuromancer" and "Spook Country," about where we are headed in this post-internet age.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Dr. Lee Goldstein, from Neuroptix Corporation, about a problem five million Americans cope with, and for which there is no definitive diagnostic test - until possibly now. Goldstein explains what we know today about Alzheimer's, and that which we didn't five years ago.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with author Carl Zimmer about Ecoli: the good, the bad, and the under appreciated.
On BioTech Nation, Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with BIO's Jim Greenwood, and Josh Boger from Vertex Pharmaceuticals during the anual International BIO Conference 2008.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Paul Tan, CEO of Living Cell Technologies, who have a new innovative approach to diabetes.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Rick Smolan, author of "America at Home," who tried to capture how Americans live through pictures of their homes.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Peter Lee, CEO of UniServices, about the computers which model biology, some of which has reached all the way to Hollywood.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with biologist and author Stuart Kauffman, about his latest book "Reinventing the Sacred," which discusses a new way to look at science, the universe, and the mystery of life.