Last week, Nora interviewed Rob Ennals. Rob is a Research Scientist at Intel Research Berkeley, and he's one of the creators of DisputeFinder. DisputeFinder is a piece of software that claims to show the "the other side of the story." As you surf the web, it identifies disputed claims (e.g. "marijuana is unhealthy" or "tax increases hurt the economy"). Then, it points you to different points of view.
A shorter version of this interview will air on an upcoming episode of Spark, but you can download the MP3. [runs 12:05]
Update: a shorter version of this interview aired on Spark 103.
If you like hearing these extended interviews, why not subscribe to Spark Plus? You'll get regular weekly episodes, plus additional blog-only content like this. [Subscribe via RSS] or [Subscribe with iTunes]