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University of Michigan consumer sentiment plunges in January
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412: Digital redlining, election security, internet controlled humans, and more.
Digital redlining is when seemingly neutral algorithms inadvertently make decisions that lead to discrimination. Chris Gilliard teaches at Macomb Community College in Dearborn Michigan. He's studied digital redlining and uses it as a powerful metaphor to talk about the way class divisions and racial discrimination can be fostered by algorithmic decision making. ---------- It was a Hallowe'en-worthy experiment. On Halloween night Researchers at MIT let the internet and its users "control" an actor as he played an online game. How well can a hive mind work? Researcher Niccolo Pescatelli explains. ---------- How vulnerable are electronic voting machines? Well J. Alex Halderman once hacked into one in front of U.S. Congress to demonstrate their vulnerabilities. He's a cyber security expert and professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan. He discusses how these voting security issues may be putting democracy at risk. ---------- Agbogbloshie, an area in Accra, Ghana. Every year, 250,000 tons of old phones, computers, and appliances are illegally brought here. About 6,000 people, including many children, live and work here. It's a polluted, blighted place. But it's also a place of community and culture. Florian Weigensamer is one of the filmmakers behind the documentary, Welcome to Sodom, which tells the stories of Agbogbloshie.
Spark from CBC Radio
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After The Game
Coach Jim and his dad lament a bit on the loss to Ohio State. Dave Wannstedt joins the podcast for a trip down memory lane, which takes us to Pittsburgh, Oklahoma State, Dallas, Chicago, Miami and back to Pittsburgh again with great tales about Tony Dorsett, Jimmy Johnson, Jim Harbaugh and more. Then #JackTalk wraps up the show with advice on getting back up after getting knocked to the ground in the game of life.
Attack Each Day: The Harbaughs' Podcast
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I Don't Think the Wise Investor Ever Waits in the Muni Market: Mysak
Erik Gordon, Michigan University Professor at the Ross School of Business on Elon Musk and the SEC. We also have Joe Mysak, Editor for Bloomberg Brief: Municipal Market discussing the economy. Also joining the program is Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security & Trust Officer at Cylance discussing Cyber-security and China hacks. We also have Beth MacLean, Portfolio Manager at PIMCO, on the bank loan market and her outlook on the economy.
P&L With Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz