MARC PORAT ON INFORMATION ECONOMY & GENERAL MAGIC

Marc Porat is an entrepreneur, venture capitalists and co-founder of General Magic. He coined the phrase “information economy.” In this wide ranging interview we talk to Porat on information economy and the frontier of privacy and how he came to co-found Genera Magic in 1990 and why he thinks Silicon Valley reminds him of Florence… Continue Reading


KAREN ALLEN ON ANIMAL HOUSE

Karen Allen got her first acting role in National Lampon’s Animal House, an iconic 1978 comedy directed by John Landis. We got an opportunity to ask Allen how she got to be a part of Animal House that became a box-office hit. After National Lampon’s Animal House Allen went on to act in many feature… Continue Reading


The White Crow

FILM NOTES: ASK DR.RUTH, THE WHITE CROW & LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

Ask Dr. Ruth, The White Crow and Long Day’s Journey Into Night are three of the films that are currently playing in a theatre near you in the US. Two of the films are biopics and the third is a moody film noir from China. Director Ryan White’s biopic Ask Dr Ruth makes for an interesting watch.… Continue Reading


PBS NORTH COAST IS BROADCASTING SEASON 2 OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE & TECH SERIES

PBS North Coast in Eureka, Northern California is broadcasting Season 2 of our Women in Science and Technology in Silicon Valley series. You can watch the series on Sundays at 3.30 pm PST and Tuesdays at 5.30 hmm PST. A big thank you to PBS North Coast for broadcasting Season 2 and Season 1 of… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show on WHUT TV

WHUT TV IN WASHINGTON DC IS BROADCASTING OUR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND TECH SERIES

PBS station WHUT/Howard University in Washington DC is broadcasting Season 2 of our Women in Science and Technology in Silicon Valley series. You can catch the series on Wednesday nights at 11.30 pm EST on Channel 32 in Washington DC. A big thank you to WHUT for broadcasting Season 2 of our Women in Science… Continue Reading


Tony Misch - The Kamla Show

TONY MISCH ON HIDDEN FIGURES AT LICK OBSERVATORY, ALBERT EINSTEIN & JOHANNES KEPLER

Tony Misch is director of Lick Observatory Historical Collection projects  Lick Observatory located in Silicon Valley  is a historic observatory and  one of the oldest observatories in western USA. In this conversation we talk to him about the early women astronomers – the “hidden figures of Lick Observatory,” and the important role of the  observatory in… Continue Reading