This Week in Tech

From hot tech jobs, to cool new cameras, this week we're featuring a wide range of stories, including how big tech is stepping up to support the people of Ukraine, now under siege by Russia.
While celebrity advertising endorsements are not yet a thing of the past; they're certainly on the wane, and changing, as a result of social media.  Find out why, with University of Akron Assistant Marketing Professor, Alexa Fox. She recently co-authored a new study that analyzed celebrity athlete Twitter posts from…
Do you have what it takes to land a good paying job at Intel's new semiconductor factory which will open near Columbus, OH, in 2025? University of Akron Computer Information Systems Professor, Dr. John Nicholas, explains the types of jobs that will likely be available, and the kind of education…
Wednesday, 09 February 2022 11:01

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-2-11-22: Weaving Magic Featured

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This week, we're exploring the intersection of art and technology, with Kent State University Artist and Professor, Janice Lessman-Moss. Moss, who heads the University's Textile Arts Department, has been teaching students how to weave for the past 40 years, and she talked to us about how digital technology has enabled…
 A new, high tech medical device that is already being used in Great Britain, but not yet approved here in the US, is showing promise for treating Prostate Cancer. The NanoKnife was developed by US-based Angiodynamics, and as you'll hear from Cleveland Clinic Urologist, Dr. Ruben Olivares; it is a…
While Intel's 20 billion dollar investment in two new semiconductor factories in Central Ohio is a huge win for the Buckeye state; it is also a huge win for America. Listen now, to hear from President Biden, and US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, who explain why it will not only…
A new study shows emotions - especially, anger - drive the spread of fake news online, and that you can help stop it by recognizing how you're being manipulated. Listen now as Jeanne Destro to Bowling Green State University Associate Professor, Christy Galletta Horner, about her new study on the…
Friday, 14 January 2022 06:28

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-1-14-22: Startup Culture Featured

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Take this job and...love it! Tech "Startup Culture" is in the spotlight, with Columbus-based Branch Insurance, which recently received the State of Ohio's Tech Startup Culture Award. Featured guests include Branch Insurance President and CEO, Steve Lekas, and Ohio X President and CEO, Chris Berry, explain what "startup culture" is,…
More and more companies are beginning to see that they can both improve their bottom line, and the planet, when they adopt sustainable business practices. That's the word from best-selling author, and business expert, Andrew Winston, who talked to us about his new book, Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by…
The Ohio Division of Securities has issued an investor advisory on Decentralized Finance, also known as DeFi. It is a relatively new blockchain-based set of financial services. Companies entering this space are now offering banking and investing services that rely on cryptocurrencies instead of conventional currencies, such as the U.S.…
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