Food Wednesday explores how a catastrophic drought in California is affecting choices people make throughout our food system - all the way down to shoppers at the grocery store in your neighborhood.
The Internet is sprawling, uncontrollable, and always changing. And that makes it a source of deep anxiety for many in the federal government. We’ll explore how different agencies are thinking about technology, and how they can build a truly effective information infrastructure.
- Elizabeth Losh Writing Director and Professor of Humanities, University of California at Irvine; and author "Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press)
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