After yesterday’s show on the digital divide in the workplace, we got several more questions and comments via Twitter (we’re @soatalk). Our guest Jason Falls, social media guru and co-founder of Social Media Club Louisville was nice enough to revisit the topic and share his thoughts. Thanks to Jason and to the Twitterers who sent their questions!
When I set about booking the show today I started out thinking about the State of Affairs team. We are all over the board with our knowledge of technology. But it’s not so much the knowledge as it is being comfortable enough to use it. Let’s take Twitter for example, the show now twitters (@soatalk),… Continue reading Is technology at work passing you by?
We went scouting out Barbie commercials on YouTube & thought they might bring back as many memories for you as they did for us.
I love words, the turn of a perfect phrase, when one word sums up a situation so perfectly there is no need to say anything else. But sometimes I have a love/hate relationship with words, especially when they are over used, misused or just plain wrong. In our time of 24 hour news coverage, a… Continue reading What's Your 2008 Word of the Year?
This Election Day, State of Affairs will be talking with a panel of experts about what factors motivate people to vote – and what keeps them away from the polls. To get some voters’ perspectives, we asked people in the community, “Do you vote?” Their answers are in the video above – and we want… Continue reading Why Do YOU Vote?
Robin Fisher talks about the bond she has with her dogs, Bruno and Oki. WFPL staffers post pictures of their pets – and invite you to share yours.
Last week Louisville said goodbye to Carl Wolschlegel, former manager of the Vogue Theatre and a friend and regular guest of State of Affairs. We have reposted the old shows when Carl was a guest, so everyone remembering Carl can enjoy them again.
Come See State of Affairs at IdeaFestival! If you’re planning to be at the IdeaFestival on Thursday or Friday, stop by and visit with State of Affairs. We’ll be in the lobby just inside the main entrance, with Julie and our guests, broadcasting live. Come listen in and sit a spell on your lunch break… Continue reading Come See State of Affairs at IdeaFestival!
What was your storm experience? What are things like in your neighborhood now? Listeners and staff share stories and pictures from the September 14 wind storm.
With a Google search for “carbon footprint calculator” yielding over 160,000 results, it’s safe to say your options are vast in figuring out how much carbon you’ve been sending out into the atmosphere. I’d never calculated my own carbon footprint – I tried once, but found out I don’t pay enough attention to the details… Continue reading Sorry about My Carbon Footprint, Everyone