Tag Archives: Africa

Media Mining Digest 176 – Mar 27, 2015: Adaptive Video Acceleration, Addiction Elimination, Admissions Mania, Afghanistan, Africa, Agent Orange, Aging, Alice Dunnigan, Allison’s Brain, Amateurs vs Pros, Amazon Forest Loss, America, American Indians, Ancient Wooden Sidewalk, Aneesh Chopra, Ant Life, Anthropocene Age, Antimicrobial Resistance, Apollo Computer System, Area 51, Arguing, Arianna Huffington, Arsenic, Artificial Intelligence, Australian Detention Camp, Autism, Awake Intubations, Azerbaijan, Battle of the Bulge, Belva Davis, Berlin Airlift, Big Data Revolution, Bihar India, Biodiversity Weds Tech, Biomedicine Status Panel, Bishop’s Wife, Blindness Case Study, Blueseed Project, Bollywood, Book of Unknown Americans, Brain Trauma, Broadband in Bozeman and Mesa, Challenge Coins, Clash of East and West, Climate Change and Fires, College Closings, Computer Generated Stories, Dept of Interior, Digital Vellum, Doctor’s Emotions, Drone Investigations, Female Engineers, Ferguson, Frog Watch, Future Crimes, Geoengineering andChem Trails, Human Age, Human Trafficking Abortions, Incubators, Irrationality, ISIS Evolution, Island Histories, Kidzania, Language Type, Latin American Upgrade, Lusitania, Mediacom Founder, Mexican Relations, Microbiome, Photojournalists, Podcasting Trends, Prison Entrepreneur, Prozac, Rhino Dung, Right to Work, Scanning, Social Media, Spirit of America, Terrorism and Media, Twitter Stories and Rushdie, Typography, Urban Travel, Water Shortage in San Paulo

The following audio files come from a larger group of 316 for the week. Double or ctrl-click individual highlighted links, below, to get single podcasts.  A zip file of all 96 podcasts converted to 1.5x speed will download here for … Continue reading

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Media Mining Digest 143 – 8 August 2014: Amazon versus Publishers, Auphonic and Levelator, Blind Choir Conductor, Brazil Activists, Brazil Soy, Broadband Collectives, Card Counting, Chinese Architecture, Climate Collapse, Corporations Leave America, Ebola Outbreaks, Ecopreneurs, Emtional Intelligence, End of Work, Fashion in America, Freediving, Gastrointestinal Toxicology, Genetic Tests, GM Ignition Switch Issue, Gold in Utah, Herculaneum, Humana Light Kit, Japan in Africa, John Wayne, Kurdish Women, Learning Science, Linda Ronstat, Manufacturing Innovation Hubs, Medical History, Neurology Discussion, Papua New Guinea Violence, Population Growth, Predator Paradox, Refugee Empolyment, Robot Journalism, Russia and Putin, Sential Program Medical Countermeasures, Social Media in War, Start-up Economics, Stressful Situations, Technology Trends, Tobacco Regulation,Tour De France, Upgrade Woes, Veteran Affairs Repair, Watergate Scandal, World War One, Yemen Marriage Swaps, Young Africans Summit

The following audio files come from a larger group of 220 for the week. Double or ctrl-click individual highlighted links, below, to get single podcasts.  A zip file of all 49 podcasts converted to 1.5x speed will download here for … Continue reading

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Media Mining Digest 58 – Dec 21, 2012: Africa Insights, Agricultural Impact, Anzac, Apprenticeships, Arduino Makers, Argentina’s Inflation, Birth Control, Cuban Investment, Dangerous Prototypes, Disaster Equipment, Disaster Equipment, DNR Talk, Energy Evaluation, Energy Management, Ernesto Quinonez, Fiber or Wireless, Filibustering, Food Ingredients, Football Tragedy, Fracking, Ghana Election, Haiti Lessons, Justice Defined, Killam Symposium, Lawrence Guyot Dies, Maker Movement, Mammograms, Media Gender Bias, Media Monopoly, Medical Commons, Medical Hotspots, Middle East Nuclear Arms, Muslim Comic Zayid, Newspaper Columnists, Nigerian Finance Minister, Nuclear Power Control, Openness Defined, Organophosphate Hazards and Chagas, Prison Debt, Psychosis Insider, Pullman Porters, Sensor Evolution, Somalia History, State Health Programs, Tissue Engineering, Utility Assets Management, Video Game Impact, Violence Against Women, Vulture Value, Web Marketing, Wildlife Protection, Whooping Cough Returns, Women Revolutionaries, Working Longer

The following audio files were selected from a larger group of 247 for the last week. The link to each podcast is at the highlighted topic and reached by double-clicking or ctrl-clicking the topic. All 58 podcasts converted to 1.5x … Continue reading

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Media Mining Digest 43 – Sep 7, 2012: Romanian Gold, Afghanistan and Sharia Law, Paraguay’s Forests, Copernicus, Cloning HeLa Cells, Sports Economics, Pain, PTST, Nerve Repair, Ethiopian Internet, Hospital Infections, Library E-books,Tim O’Reilly, Africa’s Blackmarket Oil, Diagnostic Tests, Evidenced Based Medicine, Future of EBM, Ethics for Beginners, Life and Death

The following audio files were selected from a larger group of 238 for the last week. The link to each podcast is at the highlighted topic and reached by double-clicking or ctrl-clicking it. All 19 podcasts converted to 1.5x speed … Continue reading

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Media Mining Digest 27 – May 18, 2012: Finances, HarperCollins, Low Carb Diet, Linked-In, Science Writing Careers, Banana SLAPP, Belgium Slaves, Stopping Warlords, Africa Jobs and Exports, Health Care in the 21st Century, E-predictions, Cyberthreats, School Change and Cyber Threats, and Vaccine Scares

The link to each item’s podcast is at the highlighted topic and reached by double-clicking or ctrl-clicking it. Actual podcasts for this edition are assembled here at 1.5x speed for four months. Finances  33 mins  –  Education, wine, housing, sports, … Continue reading

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Media Mining 18 – Mar 16, 2012: Drones, Wikileaks, Government Science Advisers, Cellphone Eye Exam, Favela Rehab, Radio Netherlands, Aboriginal Opera, Haiti, Circumventing Communications Blackouts, A War We Need, Fact Checking, Salamworld, and LuminAID.

Drones – The maker of drones and two lawyers discuss drones in Drones – Privacy Paradox: Privacy and Its Conflicting Values (28 mins). The audience is made up of engineers and lawyers. The FAA is noted as a big player … Continue reading

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Media Mining 15 – Feb 24, 2012: Corruption in Equatorial Guinea, Jenner’s Smallpox Article, New York Smallest Carbon Footprint, NYC Improves Commo, Networked Knowledge, Journals Under Fire, Smoking Hazard, AIDS Vaccine, Injecting Tumors, Homeless Tunnels in Las Vegas, Thermoelectric Generators, and Spice History

Corruption in African nations isn’t remarkable news and is based on the sale of oil, but it does provide another example to compare with previous entries in an earlier blog. In this one Rob Walker investigates what’s happened to billions … Continue reading

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