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The Conversation: with Cathy Brooks


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Formerly called Social Media hour, The Conversation focuses on the way technology is changing our lives and the stories of the people making it happen. Join Host Cathy Brooks and a rotating cast of characters every Tuesday at 10am PST for lively discussion and debate that tackles the way in which technology is impacting, infiltrating and otherwise engaging business and society. How is this show different? Simple. Because this show isn't about our opinions - it's about yours too. Whether through our online chat or by picking up your phone and calling in, get involved. Join us. Let your thoughts be heard. See you on the radio ... kind of.

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It would seem that Cathy's knickers are still in a bit of a twist after the sad showing of chauvinist behavior at Twiistup. This week a bit of a rant on women getting fierce in tech - a rant that will be all the more sassy thanks to feisty... more

It’s the first week of February and with that brings the now annual multi-city happening called Social Media Week. On this week’s program we’ll talk with Toby Daniel, the creator of this concept, along with several guests who are charging... more

By the time of this broadcast it will have been two weeks since the 7.0 earthquake shattered Haiti and its already precarious economic condition. The response from around the world and across the Net was swift and populous. At least as far as... more

It would appear that the world is back at work - on all fronts. Tectonic movement of the most literal sort in Haiti and less literal but no less plate shifting in China was Google in China. In between an historic court case in San Francisco. This... more

Back from Vegas and into the Other Than That studios, Cathy launches into this week's program with a recap of last week's Consumer Electronics Show, a look at Social Media Group's effort to clean-up the social media RFP process, a... more

And so it begins ... a new year, a new decade and the first episode of Social Media Hour for 2010! This week, Cathy is joined by two of her fellow Intel Insiders - Frank Gruber and Corvida Raven, as well as Intel's Ken Kaplan. We'll... more

Forget Santa Claus, with social media we *all* know who's been naughty or nice (or more likely both). On this week's episode, Cathy will be joined by two of the industry's feisty and influential females - Laura Fitton, founder of OneForty, and... more

Back in the Other Than That studios, this week Social Media Hour goes freestyle - mostly because after a crazy week in Paris and trying to catch up on many a loose end, Cathy ran out of planning time. (On that, she's looking for a part-time... more

From City by the Bay to the City of Lights! This week Cathy will be broadcasting live from Paris where she, along with some social media pals, will set up camp at La Social Media Club House for LeWeb! Joined by Chris Heuer and... more

What do Beethoven, Geeks and Paris have in common? All three will be topics of discussion on this episode of Social Media Hour. Cathy starts the show with The Great Kat, a classically trained musician who's shredding stereotypes,... more
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