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Episodes

  • Audio Podcast of Truth Decay Event at RAND

    Truth Decay and the Media

    May 8, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, a panel of experts discusses the connection between the media and Truth Decay. They address the effects of changes in the information environment, including the rise of social media, the shift to a 24-hour news cycle, increasing partisanship of some news sources, algorithms and filters, and media literacy.

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    Security 2040: The Promise and Perils of AI, 3D Printing, and Speed

    Apr 24, 2018

    Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and 3D printing, will pose new risks to global security. In this Events @ RAND podcast, multidisciplinary teams of experts discuss some of the most crucial trends and how to harness their potential.

  • American and North Korean flags facing opposite directions

    Understanding and Shaping the Ongoing Korea Crisis

    Mar 26, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Bruce W. Bennett offers RAND alumni and supporters his analysis of recent developments in North Korea and suggests new strategies for putting pressure on Kim Jong-un at the negotiating table.

  • Composite impage of a hand holding a digital device locked with a padlock symbol

    The Collision of AI and Privacy

    Feb 20, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, RAND experts discuss risks to privacy in the age of artificial intelligence.

  • scientific illustration designed at RAND for Haskins Lecture

    Pursuit of the Extraordinary

    Jan 23, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Dr. Mae C. Jemison, RAND's 2018 Haskins Fellow, discusses why we must consciously pursue an extraordinary tomorrow in order to build a better world today.

  • Passengers wait to enter the xray machine as a man is scanned at an airport,

    New TSA Administrator Discusses Global Aviation Security

    Nov 29, 2017

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, TSA Administrator David Pekoske joins Brian Michael Jenkins for a discussion about the TSA's strategy and approach to operations in the face of evolving threats to transportation from terrorist groups and the individuals they inspire.

  • A business man looking at gears and a drawing of work and innovation

    The State of the American Worker

    Sep 12, 2017

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, a panel of RAND's top analysts, including Pardee RAND professors James Hosek, Krishna Kumar, and Kathleen Mullen, discuss emerging trends in the labor market and policy options to address inequality and jobs of the future.

  • Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017

    Security Tensions in Northeast Asia

    Jun 1, 2017

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, RAND's Bruce Bennett, an expert in Northeast Asian military issues, discusses efforts by the U.S., its allies, and China to defuse the current situation and halt North Korea's development of nuclear weapons.

  • Prisoners after a graduation ceremony from a computer coding program at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, April 20, 2015

    Why Prison Education Matters

    Apr 6, 2017

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Prof Lois Davis and a panel of experts discuss the costs and benefits of using education to stop the prison revolving door, and the effectiveness of programs like The Last Mile, which prepares inmates for reentry by providing them with marketable skills.

  • Researchers demonstrating a gaming exercise for board members in Santa Monica, 1966

    The Serious Role of Gaming at RAND

    Mar 23, 2017

    RAND uses gaming techniques to develop insights into a host of 21st century challenges. In this Events @ RAND podcast, David Shlapak, founding codirector of the RAND Center for Gaming, discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of using gaming in research.

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