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Rural Broadband Today is a new podcast focused on one of the most important issues facing Rural America. It tells the stories of those working to bring broadband internet access within reach of every citizen. This interview-style show presents conversations with elected officials, industry experts and business leaders at the forefront of America’s efforts to solve the rural broadband challenge.
 
“OTELCO’s Evolution Digital explores the ways different industries have adapted to ensure continued success in today’s digital marketplace. Hosted by OTELCO Marketing and PR Manager Tracy Scheckel, each episode will feature a new guest from a different industry. Tracy will discuss with her guests how the digital age has changed operations in their organization, and how they see technology further shaping their industry. Education, the pulp and paper industry, advertising and broadcast media, ...
 
Craig Settles, president of CJ Speaks (www.cjspeaks.com), and guests discuss business strategies for putting broadband networks into place, as well as policy issues that affect community broadband. Gigabit Nation’s mission is threefold: 1) inform listeners how to get meaningful broadband into communities everywhere, 2) help communities increase broadband adoption and 3) provide a vehicle for people to work together – and with organizations – to get broadband done.
 
TRIBALHUB EXISTS AS A PLATFORM FOR TRIBES TO CONNECT, GROW AND GAIN OPPORTUNITIES. We leverage 20 years of industry experience in tribal government and tribal enterprises to provide a network of connections and resources. This network includes a nationwide community of tribes, vendor partners, and industry experts. At TribalHub we know we are stronger together. Visit TribalHub.com to get connected to the Hub.
 
The award-winning 'For the People', produced by John Voket, focuses on issues related to aging, veterans, youth, education, health and human services, public safety, workforce and consumer issues and the environment. Broadcast segments and guests explore concerns facing communities we serve, and detail how individuals and communities may respond to address and/or mitigate those concerns.
 
Explore the intersection of technology, innovation, and public policy with the world’s leading think tank on these issues. Innovation Files serves up expert interviews, fascinating insights, and head-turning commentary on how to accelerate innovation, promote economic growth, and serve the public good. Expect to hear some unconventional wisdom.
 
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For the twelfth episode of our bonus series, “Why NC Broadband Matters,” we’re joined by North Carolina League of Municipalities Chief Legislative Council Erin Wynia to talk about Internet access in the state a full year into the COVID 19 pandemic, and the access gaps experienced in towns across the eastern part of the state. Erin shares with Chris…
 
For the rest of this week Food Tank alongside the ReFresh working group will be airing daily podcasts with panelists discussing “The Intersection of Food + Tech.” Over the next five days we are featuring 20 speakers co-hosted by Danielle Nierenberg and Forbes Magazine’s Chloe Sorvino. You can also watch these conversations live at 2PM all week. Add…
 
A special Food Tank Live discussion with "A Reckoning in Boston" director James Rutenbeck, along with Kafi Dixon of The Common Good Co-op. While you’re listening, subscribe, rate, and review the show; it would mean the world to us to have your feedback. You can listen to “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” wherever you consume your podcasts.…
 
In the second panel of a monthly panel series featuring 25+ members of the UN Food Systems Champions Network, Ruth Richardson and Danielle Nierenberg sit down with four UN Food System Summit Champions to talk about research in food and agriculture for the public good. Join us to listen to our guests: Jemimah Njuki (IFPRI, Kenya), Dr. Kanayo Nwanze …
 
Dani talks with Tahz Walker, Program Manager for the Farmers of Color Network and Co-founder of Earthseed Land Collective. They talk about the ways that the Farms of Color Network is working to help marginalized farmers, the need for capital investments in Black and Indigenous communities, and the benefits of a cooperative model. While you’re liste…
 
Stefan Van De Giessen is a cyber security expert and the General Manager of Cyber Security at value-added distributor Networks Unlimited Africa.In this What’s Next in Security interview, Van De Giessen explains how The Broken Window Theory applies to Cyber Security and why companies need to adopt a “broken window” attitude when reviewing their cybe…
 
For the twelfth episode of our bonus series, “Why NC Broadband Matters,” we’re joined by North Carolina League of Municipalities Chief Legislative Council Erin Wynia to talk about Internet access in the state a full year into the COVID 19 pandemic, and the access gaps experienced in towns across the eastern part of the state. Erin shares with Chris…
 
As state and local education leaders continue to focus on meeting the immediate needs of students during the abrupt shift to remote instruction due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Keystone Policy Center and the Public Education and Business Coalition gathered more than 80 educators, leaders, and stakeholders to begin a parallel effort looking at the futu…
 
Writer, conservationist, and the Director of Sustainability at Oatly North America Julie Kunen talks about the intersections between food, culture, and the environment. Dr. Kunen explains the concept of “sustainable gastronomy” and the importance of community-based conservation practices. She also discusses how consumers and businesses can drive de…
 
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is at the center of a contentious, high-stakes debate about free speech, intermediary liability, and the future of the Internet. Why is a 1996 law so important today? Why have Presidents Biden and Trump both said they want to repeal it? Was it to blame when Twitter and Facebook banned Trump from their p…
 
Reagile Moatshe is a financial veteran and currently the Head of Supplier Finance at Investec.In this What’s Next interview, Moatshe shares some of the trends that are currently shaping the telecoms industry and he discusses how Investec is supporting telecom businesses that are driving new networks and innovation.…
 
We're bringing back the director of the CT Conference of Municipalities to share the word about important work that agency is doing promoting racial and social justice by helping folks of color who are inspired to lead, learn how to run for local public office. Then, we'll reconnect with our friends at The Child Health and Development Institute to …
 
Dr. Michael Hamm is a C.S. Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at Michigan State University, where he teaches and conducts research and outreach on community food security and community, regional, and sustainable food systems. While you’re listening, subscribe, rate, and review the show; it would mean the world to us to have your feedback. Yo…
 
This one goes out to our future neighbors. With your help, we answer a question from soon-to-be Vermonter Samantha Spano, of South Florida. See photos of Samantha, Wylene and Tul, and find some bonus advice from our Twitter community, here. We mention several episodes from our archive in this listen. They are: A Vermont Town & City Pronunciation Gu…
 
Gena McKinley of Austin, Texas, discusses the economic and environmental benefits of the city's Circular Economy Program — including highlights from a recent economic impact report that found it resulted in more than $1.1 billion in total economic activity and approximately 6,300 permanent jobs.… Read More…
 
Today on the podcast, Dani talks with Daisy Freund, Vice President of the ASPCA’s Farm Animal Welfare program, about a new survey of consumer attitudes towards industrial animal agriculture amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They also discuss two bills that seek to reform animal agriculture in the interest of animal and human health. While you’re listenin…
 
Sean Sanders is the founder and Chief Executive Officer at Revix and an expert in technology entrepreneurship, fintech, and portfolio management.In this What’s Next interview, Sanders shares his outlook on how the cryptocurrency market will fare over the next 5 years and also discusses the investment products that Revix offers including an explanat…
 
Phakamo Tech is a fast-emerging South African cybersecurity company which offers a full set of governance, risk, compliance, cybersecurity, and Microsoft Cloud services.In this interview, Aki Anastasiou talks to the Phakamo Tech Chief Executive Officer, Lucas Ledwaba, and the Director of Strategic New Business Development and Partnerships, Kabelo S…
 
The conclusion of the RDOF auction was met with a good deal of drama and uncertainty, leaving many of us working after the fact to understand the policy and practical impacts of its outcomes. This week on the podcast Christopher talks with Jonathan Chambers, a partner at Conexon, a network solutions provider for electric cooperatives around the Uni…
 
The conclusion of the RDOF auction was met with a good deal of drama and uncertainty, leaving many of us working after the fact to understand the policy and practical impacts of its outcomes. This week on the podcast Christopher talks with Jonathan Chambers, a partner at Conexon, a network solutions provider for electric cooperatives around the Uni…
 
Today we're celebrating the merger of Foodshare and Connecticut Food Bank which just launched this historic union between the state’s two largest nonprofit anti-hunger organizations. We'll hear all about it and let you know how to help - or get help if you or someone you love is going hungry in Connecticut. Then we'll queue up the chairman of the N…
 
This week on the podcast, Dani sits down with Founder and Director of Local Futures. Helena Norberg-hodge. Listen as the two discuss topics surrounding indigenous knowledge, global economic systems, and alternatives to capitalist, globally dependent systems of production. While you’re listening, subscribe, rate, and review the show; it would mean t…
 
Not sure how to say Calais, or Topsham, or Beebe Plain? With your help, we've built a guide for all those tricky names on the Vermont map. If you've lived here a long time, you might think you don't need this guide. But trust us: You'll learn something. Explore an interactive version of the guide, and check out a map of Abenaki place names, at brav…
 
Jonathan Hurvitz is a registered Chartered Accountant and the Chief Executive Officer at Teljoy, a leading online retailer offering electronics, furniture, and even gym equipment on a rent-to-own basis.In this interview, Hurvitz shares his outlook of the rental economy in SA and how Teljoy brings the benefits of rent-to-own to South African custom.…
 
This week on the podcast Christopher talks with Anza Electric Cooperative General Manager Kevin Short, and Network Administrator Sean Trento. Anza Electric stretches across 550 square miles in Southern California between San Diego and Palm Springs, sandwiched between the Salton Sea and the San Jacinto Mountains. About 6 years ago they initiated a v…
 
This week on the podcast Christopher talks with Anza Electric Cooperative General Manager Kevin Short, and Network Administrator Sean Trento. Anza Electric stretches across 550 square miles in Southern California between San Diego and Palm Springs, sandwiched between the Salton Sea and the San Jacinto Mountains. About 6 years ago they initiated a v…
 
The Education Leadership Council (ELC) sets a long-term vision for education for the state of Colorado. It is a distinctive entity from a legislative initiative that is uniquely positioned to run the marathon of educational transformation, not the short-term sprint that is often upended by more immediate legislative objectives.…
 
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science devoted to creating computer systems that perform tasks characteristic of human intelligence, such as learning and decision-making. AI overlaps with other areas of study, including robotics, natural language processing, and computer vision. Understanding what AI can do—and perhaps more im…
 
This morning we're kicking off Super Bowl Sunday bright and early helping you avoid some of the most common issues that can turn game day into a nightmare because of foodborne illness. So we're bringing in a food expert from the US Dept of Agriculture to review some of the major things you need to know as you gear up for your game day feast. Then -…
 
For the rest of this week Food Tank alongside the ReFresh working group will be airing daily podcasts with panelists discussing “The Intersection of Food + Tech.” Over the next five days we are featuring 20 speakers co-hosted by Danielle Nierenberg and Forbes Magazine’s Chloe Sorvino. You can also watch these conversations live at 2PM all week. Add…
 
The Senate impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump is set to begin on Feb. 9. And Vermont’s own Sen. Patrick Leahy will preside. How did Leahy land this role? And, given his recent health scare, what will happen if he’s not up to the task? Our colleague Bob Kinzel answers these Qs and more. Plus: We need your help! We're creating an audi…
 
As regulations and restrictions continue to evolve, we unpack the latest updates from across Canada. Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner and Jody Johnson, Director of Legal Services for Halton Region discuss ongoing lockdown enforcement, the signs of spring ahead and how Canadians are skating their way through winter – even as many rinks are closed. …
 
For the rest of this week Food Tank alongside the ReFresh working group will be airing daily podcasts with panelists discussing “The Intersection of Food + Tech.” Over the next five days we are featuring 20 speakers co-hosted by Danielle Nierenberg and Forbes Magazine’s Chloe Sorvino. You can also watch these conversations live at 2PM all week. Add…
 
Garsen Naidu is a leading sales executive who has served as the Country Manager at Cisco South Africa since 2019.In this What’s Next interview, Naidu shares how Cisco has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and how tools and technologies allowed the company to continually focus on the needs of its partners and customers.…
 
For the rest of this week Food Tank alongside the ReFresh working group will be airing daily podcasts with panelists discussing “The Intersection of Food + Tech.” Over the next five days we are featuring 20 speakers co-hosted by Danielle Nierenberg and Forbes Magazine’s Chloe Sorvino. You can also watch these conversations live at 2PM all week. Add…
 
This week on the podcast we’re catching up with what’s been happening in Le Sueur County (pop. 28,000) in southern Minnesota, and path they’re on to turn the region from one of the least connected in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes to one on track to becoming among the most connected in the next couple of years. To do so, Christopher talks with Barb…
 
This week on the podcast we’re catching up with what’s been happening in Le Sueur County (pop. 28,000) in southern Minnesota, and path they’re on to turn the region from one of the least connected in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes to one on track to becoming among the most connected in the next couple of years. To do so, Christopher talks with Barb…
 
Like the other topics so far in this series, we examine an issue that has been intensified by the COIVD-19 pandemic: that being the collaboration, or sometimes lack thereof, among the sovereign governments at the tribal, state, and federal levels. Specifically, we why it is so crucial that governments work together, respecting each other’s rights a…
 
For the rest of this week Food Tank alongside the ReFresh working group will be airing daily podcasts with panelists discussing “The Intersection of Food + Tech.” Over the next five days we are featuring 20 speakers co-hosted by Danielle Nierenberg and Forbes Magazine’s Chloe Sorvino. You can also watch these conversations live at 2PM all week. Add…
 
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