Robotic seals comfort dementia patients but raise ethical concerns; a conversation with Jerry Kaplan on new robotic technologies; Robots for humanity: how technology is changing the life of one Bay Area man; and The San Francisco Girls Chorus.
Mission High and Bi-Rite Market partner in a neighborhood divided; browsing Sky Maul; Imagining the giant hippos, monstrous sharks, and sea beasts of an underwater Silicon Valley; and local band Be Calm Honcho.
PrEP: Could a once-a-day pill end the HIV epidemic in San Francisco?; Unearthing Secrets of the Organ Trade; StoryCorps: Navigating patients to spiritual health at Highland Hospital; and local singer Beth Marlin.
Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math): Terri Winston and Women’s Audio Mission; Black Girls Code trains young women of color for careers in tech; and the Heart Wrenchers Auto Club takes women beyond the driver’s seat.
Calle 24 - The official Latino Cultural District of San Francisco; "Latino?" "Hispanic?" - the historic struggle to name Latin Americans in the U.S.A.; "Committed to Turning His Life Around"; and the California Honeydrops.
The last bastion of freak culture - Artists' Television Access at 30; Oddball Film and Video creates an unusual night at the movies; Women’s pinball league gives positive tilt to Bay Area scene; and San Francisco band Ice Cream.
The Spiritual Edge: How trash, a cynic, Vietnamese immigrants and the Buddha cleaned up a neighborhood; StoryCorps: Learning from the dying at the Zen Hospice Project; this week's Audiograph answer revealed!; and local band Hibbity Dibbity.
A show on sexual assault and consent: UC Berkeley tries to integrate the new "Yes Means Yes" law, Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley on why rape kits should be analyzed more quickly, a personal commentary on sexual assault, and local musicians Quiles & Cloud.
In San Francisco, cars are the problem or the solution; a conversation with novelist Daniel Alarcón; an episode of Radio Ambulante: "La Balada de Daniel D. Portado"; and the Extra Action Marching Band.
Who will be the next mayor of Richmond?; from "Wild Parrots" to "Pelican Dreams": a conversation with filmmaker Judy Irving; this week's Audiograph answer revealed! and local band Paige and the Thousand.
Oakland's illegal dumping; a conversation with Brower Youth Award-winner, Lynnea Shuck; learning to ride a bike the 21st Century way; StoryCorps: a mother remembers meeting her adopted daughter; and Oakland band Lumerians.
Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz: A dissident superstar gives voice to political prisoners; harnessing the political power of "Nuns on a Bus"; Oakland Mayoral Race '14: Candidates Jason "Shake" Anderson and Libby Schaaf; and local band Hot Buttered Rum.