This edition: Taped program with radio host Brian Lehrer
Original tape date: October 26, 2011.
First aired: October 26, 2011.
Could social networking tools like Facebook give union organizing a shot in the arm? Detroit-based New York Times reporter Nick Bunkley takes a look. Then monologist Mike Daisey on his Public Theater show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” Our Start-Up City segment focuses on LocalResponse, with Director Shaila Ittycheria. A look at HUGE, a Brooklyn tech firm that has started its own training programs for technologists and designers with President Shirley Au. And how outdated SEC rules are getting in the way of start-ups trying to find funders online with Amy Cortese, author of “Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It.”
Shirley Au HUGE, hugeinc.com
Nick Bunkley The New York Times
Amy Cortese Author
Shaila Ittycheria localresponse.com