Raw Data: Season 4

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Fourth Season of Raw Data.

On Raw Data, we take a look at the new source of power in the 21st century: data. Whoever controls data has power. But is this making things better? Worse?


17 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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In June 2017, a mysterious computer worm infected thousands of computers across the world. Who was behind the attack?

Bought by WCNY


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 19:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Getting online is a huge problem for more people than you might think.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WYAP, KICI Iowa City, and KVSC


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 27:47
  • Purchases: 4
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Who knows you best? It’s probably not a person.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 27:05
  • Purchases: 1
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From data breaches to ransomware, we hear about hacking everywhere these days. But where does the term “hacking” come from, and what does it even m...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 13:00
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What is RAM, and why is memory central for the computing of tomorrow?

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 12:24
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If the robot apocalypse isn’t around the corner, what is?

Bought by WCNY


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 18:25
  • Purchases: 1
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What is an algorithm? And why do we need them?

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 13:10
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Is the loss of privacy in the digital age even greater than we realize?

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 25:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Turns out, Russia tried to sow chaos in the United States through digital disinformation and disruption long before the 2016 election.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 18:37
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The story behind Russian disinformation efforts we saw in 2016? It’s complicated.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 36:14
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Climate change is already reshaping the natural world, but how does it affect human behavior?

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 27:25
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Is the United States still a representative democracy? Thanks to an oft-overlooked partisan weapon — one that’s gotten immensely more powerful, tha...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 30:38
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The future is all about AI, but right now the USA has...no clear plan. Meanwhile, China is literally paving the way for world dominance.

Bought by WCNY


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 25:33
  • Purchases: 1
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The whole idea of killer robots used to be pure science fiction, but it turns out that AI and autonomous weapons are increasingly showing up on the...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Tech companies are making billions of dollars off of our data. How did we get here? According to Shoshana Zuboff, author of a new book about survei...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 28:53
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Facing down yet another crisis, the U.S. census adopted a brand new kind of technology — and in doing so, brought forth a machine that would change...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:52
  • Purchases: 2
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How the U.S. Constitution created a series of data crises, and catalyzed the American computer industry in the process.

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1