The show is about the guests, and I am thrilled and privileged to be able to invite so many fascinating people to join me in discussion.

The schedule for the spring is set (airdates — not guests — subject to change, and all airtimes are streamed at KZSU-FM LIVE). For the fall, the show will air from 2-3pm pacific time on Fridays.

New shows begin in November 2016 and will include:

November 18: Lorelei Kelly of the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University, on what we can learn about our governmental institutions from the 2016 election cycle and results.

November 25: Prof. Frank Pasquale of the University of Maryland School of Law, on the implications of the Presidential elections on institutions, information and the public trust.

December 2: Prof. Jon Elster, Robert K. Merton Professor of the Social Sciences at Columbia University, editor of Secrecy and Publicity in Votes and Debates.

December 9: Prof. David Golumbia of Virginia Commonwealth University, author of The Politics of Bitcoin.

December 16: Part Two of Prof. Shannon Vallor of Santa Clara University, author of Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting.

December 23: Kate Darling, Research Specialist at the MIT Media Lab, on robotics.

Future Guests:

Prof. Missy Cummings of Duke University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Director of Duke’s Humans and Autonomy Lab, on autonomous automobiles.

Prof. Ryan Calo of University of Washington School of Law on robotics regulation and law.

Seda Gurses, post-doctoral fellow in the Media, Culture and Communications Department at NYU Steinhardt and at the Information Law Institute at NYU Law School.

I am now booking guests for the winter quarter of 2017, which begins in January 2017, so if you have any suggestions, please let me know by emailing me at or via the Contact page. Meanwhile, thank you for listening and I hope that you enjoy the shows as much as I enjoy doing them!