This Week in Tech (21)

Friday, 13 July 2018 09:58

AUDIO: This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-13-18 Featured

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  This week, we're visiting Akron's "Makerspace", where tinkerers, inventors, and entrepreneurs can use both new and old technology to create, explore, and innovate. We'll also learn about a new invention to make the electrical grid "smarter", how we may one day use the whole surface our homes to generate…
Friday, 29 June 2018 12:28

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This week, a major Supreme Court decision about cell phones and privacy, NSA surveillance, controversy facial recognition technology, and gaming addiction as an actual mental illness.   
UPDATE: A brand new Supreme Court ruling has just reversed much of the case law we discussed in this show. We'll have a follow up, with a whole new look at the issue in light of it, next week. This week, we're focusing on privacy, including news about an upcoming…
This week, we're looking at new and innovative uses for drones, including home package delivery, robot battleships, and even flying umbrellas! We'll also catch up on the latest about net neutrality, learn how facial recognition technology may---or may not--keep your kids safer in school, and how a summer heat wave…
This week, how new technology is keeping your drinking water safe, crowd-sourcing CPR, Facebook continuing to over-share data, smartphone addiction, and Apple getting into self-driving cars. 
This week, a big step forward in Ohio's efforts to train students for careers in cybersecurity, flying taxis, high tech medicine for the military, an Uber panic button, and how your Amazon Echo device might be spying on you.
This week, we’ll take a look at how industry is gearing up to protect itself from spies, hackers, and cyber saboteurs, robocalling criminals, intriguing and possibly intimidating advances in artificial intelligence, municipal broadband, and exploding cell phones.
This week, we’re focusing on cars, crime, cops, and catastrophe, along with new technology that’s bringing them together in ways that not long ago—we could only imagine. Today, we’ll find out how what once was science fiction, is now science fact.
This week, we’ll hear about a major automaker using wind power to produce cars and trucks, high tech highways, a new way to train IT pros, and how online consumers are closing both their minds—and their wallets—to in-home delivery.
  This week: How University of Akron students are helping NASA to create a new helmet for astronauts, a huge mobile carrier merger, new tech to control diabetes, video game addiction, talking robots, and an app that can tell you just how high you really are.  
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