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Art Bell's Dark Matter 2013-10-29 - John McAfee, Paul Gunter

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
John McAfee will discuss lots of things
Paul Gunter will discuss Fukushima

Guest 1
John McAfee

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John McAfee was born in the UK and raised in the United States.

He has been employed by NASA's Institute for Space Studies, Univac, Xerox, Computer Sciences Corporation and Lockheed. While employed by Lockheed in the 1980s, McAfee received a copy of the Pakistani Brain computer virus and began developing software to combat viruses. In 1987 McAfee founded McAfee Associates, a computer anti-virus company. Around two years later, he quit Lockheed and began working full-time at McAfee Associates, He remained with the company he created until 1994.

He continues his entrepreneurial ways to this day with various tech related ventures including one of his latest, D-central, a pocket-sized device that would, in theory, make it difficult for governmental agencies to snoop on your online activities by creating so-called floating networks.


Guest 2
Paul Gunter will discuss Fukushima

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Paul Gunter is a lead spokesperson in nuclear reactor hazards and security concerns.He acts as the regulatory watchdog over the U.S.Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the nuclear power industry.

He is a 2008 recipient of the Jane Bagley Lehman Award from the Tides Foundation for environmental activism for his work on the nuclear power and climate change issue. He has appeared on NBC Nightly World News, The Lehrer News Hour, BBC World News and Amy Goodman's "Democracy Now." He was a cofounder of the antinuclear Clamshell Alliance in 1976 to oppose the construction of the Seabrook (NH) nuclear power plant through non? violent direct action that launched the U.S. antinuclear movement.

Prior to joining Beyond Nuclear he served for 16 years as the Director of the Reactor Watchdog Project for Nuclear Information and Resource Service. An environmental activist and energy policy analyst, he has been an ardent critic of atomic power development for more than 30 years.

Paul is a New Englander who was born in Mississippi and raised in Detroit, MI.