We speak with AJ Robinson, a data mining expert about the ins and outs of Facebook and Cambridge Analytics and the ways personal data was gathered without permission from social network users. And later we speak with Mylanah Yolangco about stem cell registry. Mylanah Yolangco, is an outreach coordinator with the Asian American Donor Program. Visit: www.aadp.org
In the 1960s ‘autism’ was deemed ‘childhood psychosis’ and the incidence of autism was thought to be around 4 in 10,000 children. Today, up to 1 in 88 children are diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Polly Samuel, aka Donna Williams, was central to these changes and became a beacon to many in the autism … Continued
Report from Standing Rock – Bay Area Native American journalist Rose Aguilar joins us by phone from near the Standing Rock encampment. Rose arrived in North Dakota on Friday, one day after water protectors were violently evicted from the Highway 1806 camp, where they were attempting to block construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. Rose reports … Continued
Q and A: describe the Juno mission to Jupiter; why is cancer so hard to cure? can animals see colors? Guest: Nobel Laureate Dr. Gerald Edelman, talking about the brain. Hosted by Dr. Michio Kaku.
Dr. Mary’s Monkey: How the Unsolved Murder of a Doctor, a Secret Laboratory in New Orleans and Cancer-Causing Monkey Viruses are Linked to Lee Harvey Oswald, the JFK Assassination and Emerging Global Epidemics. With Host Bonnie Faulkner. Click Here to Donate to KPFA Today