Category: Technology

Shelly Palmer Sets Listeners Straight on 4G Versus 3G Mobile Phone Technology

Shelly Palmer is the President of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, NY and a pioneer in the field of Internet technologies. We tackle the debate of 4G versus 3G when it comes to mobile phones and other technology topics.

Nicholas Sullivan Discusses Staying Competitive While Looking For Work With Subsidized Mobile Phones

Nicholas Sullivan tackles a thorny issue. He has evidence that subsidized mobile phones result in economic gains for poor and near-poor Americans. We talk about the impact mobile phones have in today’s society and evaluate the merits of taxpayers subsidizing phones to help others.

Marc Ostrofsky Tells Us How To Get Rich Click

Marc Ostrofsky founded the pre-paid phone card industry, pioneered the voicemail industry and opened up several other markets. He’s a serial entrepreneur who’s turned his attention to making money on the Internet. We discuss his latest book Get Rich Click.

London Jenks Previews The Future of Technology In The Classroom

London Jenks is a high school physics teacher who embraces technology inside and outside the classroom. While most teachers ban the use of smart phones during class, this guest uses them to his advantage to teach children and to keep them engaged throughout the school year. We discuss the future of technology in the classroom.

Tim Wu Discusses Media Empires And Makes The Case For Internet Neutrality

Tim Wu is a lawyer, author and educator. He’s best known for developing the Net Neutrality Theory about the Internet. He’s the chair of media reform group Free Press and serves on the Federal Communications Commission. We discuss his latest book The Master Switch.

Carol Ingley Gives Listeners Insight Into The Digital Mindset

Carol Ingley communicates the virtues of digital technology to an entire group of technophobes. She helps us open our thinking to new possibilities from digital technology from her book The Digital Mindset.

Robert Greenberg, CEO of Second Sight, Talks About Ocular Implants

Robert Greenberg is on the leading edge of science and medicine. His company, Second Sight, has created a device right out of science fiction—an ocular implant that improves vision for the vision impaired. We discussed his device and the coming Singularity between man and machine.

Kevin O’Connor Explains His Plans For

Kevin O’Connor is a serial Internet entrepreneur. He’s the creator of DoubleClick, an Internet advertising company that was sold to Google for $3.1 billion in 2007. We talk about his latest Internet venture

Kim Komando Assesses The Digital Pulse of America

Kim Komando refers to herself as “America’s Digital Goddess.” She burst onto the national scene in the mid-1990s and, today, dispenses digital advice to over 10 million people each week on her nationally syndicated radio program. We discuss what having ubiquitous computing means to modern society.

Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia, Discusses Wikis and Information Sharing on the Internet

Jimmy Wales takes an old idea—the encyclopedia—that’s been around since the 1700s and brought it into the 21st century. He’s the founder of Wikipedia. We discuss the many ways Wikipedia is superior to the old-fashioned encyclopedia.

Bill Frank’s Guests

Here is the lineup of guests for Guests For October 5, 2013

Guests For October 5, 2013

My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura's budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing. Read More

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