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Nelson Thall

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Biography:

Nelson S. Thall is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on the science of communication/media and process analysis. His expertise has afforded him the opportunity to define law terms for the Federal Court of Canada and develop a television series with Dr. Timothy Leary. Bill Gates and Peter Lloyd invited Thall to contribute an essay to the book Webweaving (0-7506-3866-4)1998. While a Graduate Student studying at the University of Toronto with Professor Marshall McLuhan, Thall became a McLuhan Protege and served as the President of the Marshall McLuhan Centre On Global Communications from 1990-1995. He has served on the Boards of Directors of Torstar, Stan Lee Media Inc., Peace Arch Films & Entertainment and other publicly traded media companies. He is a lecturer/author and has been a consultant to companies in the United States, Russia, Canada and Britain.

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McLuhan & Mass Media / Lyme Disease Revelations

Nelson Thall discussed the work of pioneering media theorist Marshall McLuhan. In the latter half of the program, Kris Newby delved into Lyme disease and biological weapons. More »

Robots & Psychedelic Research/ Lost Ten Tribes

Can we build a robot that trips on acid? This is not a frivolous question, according to neuroscientist Andrew Smart. If we can’t, he argues, we haven’t really created artificial intelligence. In the first half, he joined Richard Syrett to discuss how he's weaved together the... More »

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