Chip Shortage, Press Criticism, Whales
  • Apr 20, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 1:43:34 mins

A global shortage of semiconductor computer chips right now means that drivers who want a new Ford pickup are competing with gamers waiting for the latest PlayStation. Also, when being critical of the news media crosses the line from productive to harmful. Then, a National Geographic explorer who free dives without any scuba gear to get right up close to whales and take their pictures. Also on today's show: why the US State Department is using video games as a diplomacy tool with Middle Eastern countries, how the stress or illness moms experience while pregnant affects their children today, and how female executives change the way a company thinks. (Photo: Orca hunting rays in the waters off of the North Island in New Zealand. Credit: Brian Skerry)