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Technologically Speaking Podcast Season One

Access each episode along with related resources and show notes below. 

October 31, 2022
Bonus Episode: Let's Get the Science Guys in There
Meet S&T’s new Under Secretary, Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov, and discover who he is as a leader, academic, and science advocate.
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September 14, 2022
Episode 9: People Are Still Sort of Where It’s At
Gain a fresh perspective on the social and behavioral implications of new S&T technologies with Senior Advisor Rik Legault.
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September 7, 2022
Episode 8: We Have to Prepare to Be Surprised
Matthew Moe discusses how S&T characterizes threats, including how we identified key information about the unknown virus that caused a global pandemic.
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August 31, 2022
Dr. Don Bansleben talks about tackling complex decontamination efforts.
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August 24, 2022
Sit, stay, and learn how S&T’s Guy Hartsough helps enhance and train detection canine teams across the nation.
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August 17, 2022
Downed or jammed comms? S&T’s Sridhar Kowdley is testing approaches to solve this challenge.
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August 10, 2022
S&T’s Arun Vemury delves into the complexities and imperfections of how technology recognizes faces.
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August 3, 2022
Learn how S&T develops solutions for and with America’s first line of defense.
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July 22, 2022
Ingenuity is sometimes where you least expect it, and S&T has discovered the untapped potential of bomb techs.
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July 18, 2022
Intentional food tampering or an accidental culprit? Listen to Jessica Cox discuss how S&T tackles food defense.
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  • Season 2

    Listen to episodes from Technologically Speaking's second season!

  • Tech Speak

    Check out these episodes from the mini bonus podcast Tech Speak.

Meet Your Hosts

Deepak Saini

Deepak Saini is a media strategist for the Communications and Outreach Division. Prior to joining S&T, Deepak was an award-winning television news journalist for several TV affiliates across the country. Deepak earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from San Francisco State University.

John Verrico

John Verrico is Chief of Media & Community Relations for the Communications and Outreach Division. John is a U.S. Navy veteran and has served for over 40 years in military, state, and federal agencies. He is a leadership trainer, motivational speaker, and best-selling author. John earned a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Norwich University and a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies/Communications from Excelsior College.

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Last Updated: 12/01/2023
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