I'll Be Seeing You

(Rochester, NY) - Without our being fully aware, hacking, artificial intelligence, offensive cyber, and data surveillance has crept into our lives. I'll Be Seeing You airing on Sundays, September 15-October 6 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370 takes listeners on a narrative journey to make sense of it all. In four one hour specials, NPR's Dina Temple-Raston will investigate the mysterious death of one of the world's most famous hackers, explain how artificial intelligence is saving the elephants, go behind-the-scenes with a secret military team hacking into ISIS, and explore how technology is changing the way the government catches spies. This series is a primer for anyone who wants to get under the hood to understand today's surveillance technologies.

Episode One: Project Vigilant -- The Evolution of Hacking airs on September 15
Adrian Lamo is the hacker who rather controversially turned Chelsea Manning into the authorities almost a decade ago. He died under mysterious circumstances last Spring. We take listeners on a narrative journey to reveal not only how he died, but explain how hacks work and what Lamo was doing on the DarkWeb.

Episode Two: Elephants and AI -- Can Artificial Intelligence Save the Elephants airs on September 22
We go to Malawi to look at how researchers are tailoring AI in their efforts to find poachers, and how a team at Cornell who are using machine learning to understand elephant language.

Episode Three: Hacking ISIS -- Cracking into the Most Secretive and Deadly Terrorist Organization in the World airs on September 29
We go behind-the-scenes of a military unit to reveal, for the first time, how soldiers cracked into ISIS's network and launched missions against the most dangerous terrorist organization in the world.

Episode Four: Spycatcher -- Finding Insider Threats in the Digital Age airs on October 6
We delve into one of the most damaging spy cases this country has ever known, and explain how casinos, algorithms, and data surveillance will transform spying in the modern age.

Photo: Host Dina Temple-Raston
Courtesy of NPR

 


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