This Week in Tech

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Friday, 18 September 2020 06:22

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More hackers targeting the election, Amazon hiring 100 thousand new employees, new low cost tech job training from Google, and ways to make it easier for kids to take classes from home.   This week's featured guest is Tyler Hudak, who is an Incident Response Practice Lead at Information Security Consulting…
Friday, 11 September 2020 05:57

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A sweet story about 3-D printed cookies and cakes, a top-gun competition between human and artificial intelligence pilots, and new US military drones. This week's featured guest, is Ben Feltner, who is the Chief Operating Officer of Columbus-based Sugarbot, a 3-D printing company that uses robotics originallly developed as part…
Friday, 04 September 2020 06:38

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Advances in police surveillance, how the pandemic is putting a real crimp in facial recognition, a laptop shortage, and how Google is helping kids and teachers make the most of their remote learning experience. This week's featured guest is Google Technology Expert, Katherine Williams, who explains how their "Teach from…
Thursday, 27 August 2020 18:11

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This week, CEO, Jon Gray, tells us how the popularity of his Akron-based company has skyrocketed during the pandemic, and not only because vacationers are desperate to get out of town, but still too worried about COVID-19 to fly. They've also developed a whole new client base, who have…
Friday, 21 August 2020 08:52

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Facebook trying to help, not hinder this year's Presidential election, new technology to help courts conduct remote trials, free IT training in Akron, and scream-free roller coasters, in Japan!   This week's featured guest, is Harvard Business Professor, Stefan Thomke, explaining how technology is helping businesses better serve their customers,…
Like most other big live events this year, the Democratic National Convention had to be shifted online because of the pandemic. But, that doesn't mean we still didn't see a great show. In fact, the mix of live and recorded segments featuring speakers and delegates from all over the country…
Israel says it foiled a cyber attack by a shadowy group that the US has linked to North Korea. I talked to CBS News National Security Consultant and Military Analyst, Jeff McCausland about what they were targeting, and how that could affect us here in the US.
Thursday, 13 August 2020 12:37

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This Week, why President Trump is talking about banning the social media app TikTok, how that relates to national security, and what that might mean for all of us-- even if we don't use that particular app.   This week's program features a report from CNET Editor At Large, Ian Sherr, and a conversation with Paul…
Friday, 07 August 2020 10:25

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This week, Deepfakes, artificial intelligence, a special kind of air filter we can use against COVID-19, and 3-D printed KFC chicken-- in Russia! Our special guest this week, is author Vikram Mansharmani, talking about his new book, “Think for yourself: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence”.…
Friday, 31 July 2020 12:48

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Virus protection technology, new car models, and proof the government is tracking UFO’s! Our featured guest this week, is University of Akron Polymer Science doctoral student, Anvay Patil. He's part of a research project on a revolutionary new kind of dye that could be used for everything from counterfeit-proof money, to…
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