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12:00am

Thu December 27, 2012

12:00am

Wed July 4, 2012
Digital Technology

Today on Your Call: Are we consuming digital technology or is it consuming us?

On today's Your Call we’ll rebroadcast a conversation we had with Jason Benlevi, author of “Too Much Magic: Pulling the Plug on the Cult of Tech; Secrets they won’t tell you about your digital life.”  Benlevi writes “those who are in the business of providing the technology and services will serve their own agenda (money and power) before they will serve yours.”  Do you have concerns about who controls your digital technology?  Is concentrated control over technology affecting our democracy?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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11:50pm

Mon June 25, 2012
Amazon

Today on Your Call: What is Amazon’s agenda?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how the largest internet retailer is transforming business. Amazon’s model of deep discounts has allowed it to become the dominant book retailer. What allows the company to offer so many discounts? Are you an Amazon shopper? Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. We’ll also talk about how Amazon has used its political power to avoid sales taxes and other regulations. Where is Amazon headed next?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00pm

Thu May 17, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Diagnosing Yourself With Dr. Google? Get A Second Opinion

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Victor1558

Women are twice as likely to consult Google for a health diagnosis as opposed to a real doctor — but apparently one in four women end up misdiagnosing themselves from the information they get on the Internet.

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5:08pm

Thu April 12, 2012
Arts

Documentary explores connection in the Internet age

The San Francisco International Women’s Film Festival kicks off this Saturday, and one of the films you can see this year is one you can probably relate to. Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain was inspired to make the documentary film Connected after catching herself faking a bathroom break so she could check her email.

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