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Back to podcasting. Announcing the Mosen At Large Podcast

Hello from New Zealand, where it is nearly spring.   Thank you so much to everyone who has sent such generous feedback on the series Glen Gordon completed with me called “In The Arena”. Glen did an outstanding job and I certainly felt like I’d had a good mental workout by the end of the …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 9

In the final episode of this series where Glen Gordon explores Jonathan Mosen’s life, we learn about the events that led to the formation of Mosen Consulting, the redefining of his role at Freedom Scientific, his major self-improvement drive which has included adopting a ketogenic lifestyle and embracing a meditation practice. He talks about the …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 8

As Glen Gordon continues to explore Jonathan Mosen’s life, we begin this episode talking about Jonathan’s use of assistive technology. He remembers the real sense of concern that Windows may represent a huge step backwards for the blind, and his first use of JAWS for Windows. We learn about the first website Jonathan set up …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 7

As Glen Gordon continues to explore Jonathan Mosen’s life, we begin this episode by talking about Jonathan’s Internet radio activities outside ACB Radio, including the founding, phenomenal growth, operation, closure and resurrection of Mushroom Fm. We learn about Jonathan’s best and worst interviews, and the Internet radio station he established to protest the second Gulf …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 5

Glen Gordon continues exploring Jonathan Mosen’s life by discussing the epic struggle for governance reform of the Blind Foundation in New Zealand, another initiative that was to attract international interest. Jonathan was instrumental in ensuring blind New Zealanders took ultimate control of how the Board of the agency was put there. We learn how he …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 4

As Glen Gordon continues to explore Jonathan Mosen’s life, we begin by talking about why it was necessary for Jonathan to quit full-time radio in the interests of starting a family. But their attempts to start a family began tragically. Jonathan talks candidly about his then lack of domestic skills and what that did for …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 3

As Glen Gordon continues to explore Jonathan Mosen’s life, we learn about Jonathan the undergraduate at the University of Auckland, and some of his early technology use including the VersaBraille from TSI, the Apple 2 E, the Keynote XL and its companion KeyTerm program that connected him to dial-up bulletin board systems and the CompuServe …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 2

As Glen Gordon continues to explore Jonathan Mosen’s life, Jonathan describes picking himself up from the depths of despair using a formula that had worked so well for him before. This time, it earned him his first full-time commercial radio gig. We learn about his first after-school job. Like many other blind people, Jonathan was …

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In The Arena, the Jonathan Mosen Story episode 1

Glen Gordon begins this 9-part exploration of Jonathan Mosen’s life by asking about his childhood. We learn about Jonathan’s family, and the impact of radio from a very early age including his being well-known on radio in Auckland from the age of four. You’ll hear a rare extract of one of Jonathan’s Christmas shows which …

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