Technology

Village Building Convergence 12

KBOO is excited to co-sponsor the Village Building Convergence--  a ten-day celebration of building community in very tangible ways.

Briefly, the VBC brings people together to create benches, community kiosks, gardens, street paintings, tile mosaics, and more! Neighbors and volunteers from all over will bring to life the natural building, permaculture, and public art projects that they’ve been planning. Learn valuable skills for urban sustainability and social regeneration while celebrating the creativity and diversity of our wonderful city! 

THE INTERNET: Full Show

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012

Here is the full hour long broadcast brought to you by the KBOO Youth Collective. Our theme this month was The Internet, but not everything was part of the theme. Enjoy!

62:02 minutes (56.79 MB)

Portland Approves New Fire Station

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012

Portland City Council this morning voted to demolish the ageing Fire Station 21 and replace it with a new, seismically upgraded facility. KBOO's Zeke Harrington has more.

2:42 minutes (2.47 MB)

Coal Trains are Commin' to the Great NorthWest

program date: 
Tue, 04/24/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris

There are plans afoot to build Coal Export Terminals on the Oregon Coast, and transport Huge Quantities of Coal for Export across our state by rail.  This is a Bad Idea, for myriad reasons.  Coal Trains leave a trail of Coal Dust in their wake that has adverse health effects on anyone living near the tracks.  Burning Coal is bad for the Environment, and the Open Pit Mines this coal will come from will scar the Earth forever.

54:30 minutes (49.9 MB)

Green Empowerment: renewable energy and water systems that alleviate poverty

program date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012

Aaron Liss of Green Empowerment talks about renewable energy projects in Nicaragua and the upcoming 25th anniversary of the death of Ben Linder.

25:43 minutes (11.77 MB)

Headlines and Occuflu

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012

Host Theresa Mitchell discusses headlines including Ron Wyden, Fukushima, Sudan and New York protests, followed by the "Occuflu" and whether or not it is Tularemia. She also talks about the system of biological sensors in our major cities for detecting pathogens.

26:26 minutes (24.21 MB)

Domestic Surveilance

program: 
More Talk Radio
program date: 
Mon, 04/23/2012

Hosts Celeste and Cecil share community news, events, and upcoming political forums, then discuss and take calls about the issue of domestic surveilance. They particularly focus on how to do community building, research and take action with all the government monitoring and cameras watching.

55:06 minutes (50.45 MB)

Political Perspectives on 04/25/12

Air date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Short Description: 
Green Empowerment: renewable energy and water systems that alleviate poverty

Aaron Liss of Green Empowerment talks about renewable energy projects in Nicaragua and the upcoming 25th anniversary of the death of Ben Linder.

The Digital Divide on 04/13/12

Program: 
The Digital Divide
Air date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

Tune in Friday at 11 am to the Digital Divide on KBOO 90.7 FM. Rabia Yeaman will interview author and digital historian George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. Dyson’s account, sheds important new light on how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II.

Portland Reviews Climate Action Plan

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/11/2012

City Officials recieved a report checking up on the progress of several environmental projects around Portland this morning.

KBOO's Zeke Harrington has more.

3:23 minutes (1.55 MB)
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