Cyber Bombing, Good Husbands, Kindergartners and Play

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 901

  • Jun 9, 2016 4:13 pm
  • 2:21:55 mins

Cyber Bombing (16:32) Dr. Sean Lawson is an Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Utah. He authored of the book, Nonlinear Science and Warfare: Chaos, Complexity, and the U.S. Military in the Information Age. Dr. Lawson's research focuses on the relationships among science, technology, and the development of military theory and discourse, in particular the intersections of national security and military thought with new media, information, and communication technologies. Dr. Lawson explains what a "Cyber Bomb" is, if the US military is using this technology, and what the future of cyber warfare will be. Good Husband, Great Marriage (1:02:38) Robert and Jane Alter authors of “Good Husband, Great Marriage” which is a hard-hitting, no-nonsense guidebook for men and women to help them fix their marriages. Robert Alter's central, controversial argument: the man is primarily responsible for the marital problems. Robert and Jane Alter explain how men have responsiblity to make changes to fix their marriage. Marriage is Hard (1:28:39) Marriage takes work. Marriage takes time and effort. Dr. Matt Townsend with some ideas on how to think of your spouse first and find a way to feel love for your partner before bringing up a tough issue of having a difficult conversation. Kindergartners and Playtime (1:50:39) Dr. Christopher Brown, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education at the University of Texas, suggests that recess and play time for kindergartners might not just be a break from schoolwork, but also a vital part of their education. He joins us today to tell us why play matters for our kids so much and why it might deserve more than 15 minutes of a kindergartner’s day.