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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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This week it's back to the Other Than That studios in San Francisco for an episode that crosses from business trends to taking a deep look at how social media can touch deeply personal issues. First up, Kevin Werbach, Executive... more

This week it's off to New York City and a live broadcast from the Nokia Flagship store in midtown Manhattan. Guests this week will include: Brian Simpson and Adam Wallace from The Roger Smith Hotel - who will return to the program... more

This week Cathy will be joined by Twitter co-creator, Dom Sagolla, to talk about what's next for social media technologically speaking, and his new book - a Style guide for Twitter. Jumping off the discussion of "what's next", Cathy and her... more

This week it's a deep discussion on doing social good with social media. There has been much talk, and indeed much action, amidst the digital denizens when it comes to charitable exercises. Twestival - an event orchestrated wholly online... more

It's preaching to the choir a bit to say in this forum that technology is impacting our world. After all, if you follow this program with any regularity it's probably because you're deeply steeped in the stuff. That said, it's not often that the... more

The conversation about trust in social media comes back this week with Charles Green, an author who's planning a "Trust Mixer" in New York in late October. Speaking also of trust ... an established brand, Coca Cola, is using social media... more

Should you be trusting use of social media in your company to people who are old enough to remember manual typewriters? Why not take advantage of the people who've grown up with the stuff - the Millenials. On this week's show Ad... more

Though the idea of media promoting media is a bit much like a Russian nesting doll, in this case it's an example of a new type of program that takes full advantage of tech for interaction - The Tummlers. Show creator and host,... more

People talk about communities, but what does that actually mean? On this week's show, we'll explore several angles on this subject - from redefining what communities mean to walking through a newly formed community and of course... more

And into the heart of the Fall tech conference circuit season we leap. This week we look ahead to two gatherings that will be dueling for attention the week of 9/21 as well as peek into some social media behavior. Chris Shipley joins the... more
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