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We're off this week as we transition to our new hosting platform... SoundCloud! So sit back, listen to one of the past episodes below, and prepare yourself for our next edition of the COIL, Monday, November 18th with Dr. Jeremy Pitt: Trust as the lynchpin of Social Capital. UPCOMING AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 18, 2013 GUEST: Dr. Jeremy Pitt Trust is an essential component of Social Capital. In Part II of our discussion with Dr. Jeremy Pitt, Deputy Head of the Intelligent Systems & Networks Group at Imperial College London, we build on prior discussion about converting Social Capital into Social Currency and look at trust in the digital age - how we define it and the role it plays in shaping and valuing Social Capital. The COIL is a weekly radio show/podcast exploring the nexus of technology and culture. 1 guest + 2 analysts = 30 minutes of concentrated, actionable goodness hosted by Howard Hecht and Fred McClimans.

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