Tech Nation Radio Podcast
Tech Nation Radio Podcast

Tech Nation is a weekly public radio program, hosted by Dr. Moira Gunn. Founded in 1993, it has grown from a simple interview show to a multi-faceted production, featuring conversations with noted technology and science leaders, and a weekly science and technology-related commentary.

Airs on:
SUN 11pm-12am
59 min

Episode 20-22 NY Times Journalist Matt Richtel interviews Moira?

On this week’s Tech Nation, Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times journalist Matt Richtel turns the tables on all of us. Matt interviews Dr. Gunn! They talk about topics of interest to both of them in technology, business and science.
59 min

Episode 20-21 How Does Innovation Really Work ???

On this week’s Tech Nation, Matt Ridley, columnist from The Times of London on science, the environment, and economics, and author of “How Innovation Works – And Why It Flourishes in Freedom”. Then Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft leads the COVID-19 Response Task Force for the XPrize Pandemic Alliance.
58 min

Episode 20-20 Draw Your Pandemic Experience ?!?!

On this week’s Tech Nation, learning to draw on the radio! Dan Roam, the founder of The Napkin Academy, invites us to make simple drawings showing what the COVID-19 pandemic looks like to each of us. They’ll also talk about his writer’s workshop and how he’s writing his upcoming book– “The Pop-Up Pitch” – he’s inviting all nonfiction writers to write their books along with him.
59 min

Episode 20-19 The first Google radio Interview – 2000

On this week’s Tech Nation, the first Google radio interview with Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin from the year 2000. Then Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft gives us insights into where Google is today in the area of healthcare and groundbreaking research – from Google Health, to Calico, Verily Life Sciences, Google Flu Trends, and more ....
59 min

Episode 20-18 Science tells us how Change People’s Minds ???

On this week’s Tech Nation, Wharton Marketing Professor, Jonah Berger, follow his earlier books, “Contagious” and “Invisible Influence”. His latest is “The Catalyst – How To Change Anyone’s Mind”. Then on BioTech Nation, using viruses to our benefit. That’s the idea from Aspa Therapeutics. Dr. Eric David described Aspa’s approach to deliver essential treatment for the rare genetic condition of Canavan’s Disease.
58 min

Episode 20-17 A 15-minute COVID-19 Detector ???

On this week’s Tech Nation, David Ludvigson, President & CEO of Nanomix, talks about making their 15-minute, handheld testing device COVID-19 ready. Then Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft sees the rise of the Maker Movement, especially now with so many people sheltering in place. And Helen Torley, President & CEO of Halozyme Therapeutics, talks about their efforts to move the time it takes IV drugs from hours down to minutes – current testing is in breast cancer in women and multiple myeloma.
58 min

Episode 20-16 The Tech Titans Plan To Stay On Top

On this week’s Tech Nation, how the tech giants are different from the global corporations of yesterday. BuzzFeed journalist Alex Kantrowitz (Kan-trow-witz) talks about “Always Day One … How the Tech Titans Plan to Stay on Top Forever.” And Tech Nation Health Chief Correspondent Dr. Daniel Kraft talks about his current work with the World Health Organization, heading up a team to develop a global app in these times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
59 min

Episode 20-15 Work from home these days? Science may be able to help you

On this week’s Tech Nation, are you working from home? Or really committing yourself to that novel you always wanted to write or your memoirs? In a follow-up to his earlier books – “The Distraction Addiction” and “Rest” - Alex Pang joins Moira to talk about “Shorter: Work Better, Smarter, and Less – Here’s How”.