Music Industry Data, ADHD, Tech Undermining Democracy

Music Industry Data, ADHD, Tech Undermining Democracy

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 6, Episode 185

  • Aug 5, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 2:24:13 mins

How data is transforming the music industry (16:59) Brian Moon,Ph.D., an Assistant Professor at the Fred Fox School of Music where he is the Coordinator of Music in General Studies at the University of Arizona. How we listen to music is changing the industry.  App subscriptions like Spotify, online radio like Pandora and even our internet searches use big data to figure what drives our music taste.  Or do companies use big data to influence what we listen to and what we enjoy?  Brian Moon explains how data is influencing the music industry. Explaining ADHD (1:05:38) Frank Ninivaggi, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center, member of the Yale-New Haven Community Medical Group, and the Medical Director of the Devereux Glenholme School. He has many publications including his most recent books, Biomental Child Development: Perspectives on Psychology and Parenting, and Envy Theory. You can read his blog, “Envy This!” on psychologytoday.com. Dr. Frank Ninivaggi talks about ADHD reframing and to give us a new perspective on “performance deficit' disorder". Internet Companies Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy (1:53:47) Jonathan Taplin is Director Emeritus of the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California. He is the the author of Move fast and Break Things: How Google, Facebook, and Amazon concerned culture and undermined Democracy. If you got up this morning… around 61% of you checked your phone for notifications within five minutes go getting up.  Just how social media and online platforms are slowly taking control of our lives, they are also taking control of the market and government.  Could huge tech companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, be contributors or even the reason for America’s ailing economy?  Jonathan Taplin explains why it may be time to break up some of the biggest tech companies in the United States.

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Internet Companies Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy

Aug 5, 2017
30 m

Jonathan Taplin is Director Emeritus of the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California. He is the the author of Move fast and Break Things: How Google, Facebook, and Amazon concerned culture and undermined Democracy. If you got up this morning… around 61% of you checked your phone for notifications within five minutes go getting up.  Just how social media and online platforms are slowly taking control of our lives, they are also taking control of the market and government.  Could huge tech companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, be contributors or even the reason for America’s ailing economy?  Jonathan Taplin explains why it may be time to break up some of the biggest tech companies in the United States.

Jonathan Taplin is Director Emeritus of the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California. He is the the author of Move fast and Break Things: How Google, Facebook, and Amazon concerned culture and undermined Democracy. If you got up this morning… around 61% of you checked your phone for notifications within five minutes go getting up.  Just how social media and online platforms are slowly taking control of our lives, they are also taking control of the market and government.  Could huge tech companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, be contributors or even the reason for America’s ailing economy?  Jonathan Taplin explains why it may be time to break up some of the biggest tech companies in the United States.