Jeanne Destro

Jeanne Destro

Like the City of Akron did last year, now--Summit County has designated the first Monday of October, "North American First People's Day".

It comes after sustained efforts by students and teachers at The Lippman School in Akron, which has a long-standing cross-cultural partnership with the Northern Cheyenne Nation.

Ray Horner talked to Sam Chestnut, Lippman's Head of School, and their Curriculum Director, Matt Russ, about it today.


 

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Everybody knows you should be running some kind of anti-virus security software on your computers. But, what you might not know, is that's not the only--or even the best--way to keep hackers, criminals, and spies out of your network. So, this week, we're focused on cybersecurity in general, and in particular, on what you can do to make your router more resistant to attacks. (*Please note: You can subscribe to this program as a podcast on Apple and Android devices, through their app stores. It's also available on Spotify, Stitcher, and Podbean.) 


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Thursday, 04 April 2019 21:20

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-5-19

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Wind power is making headlines this week, from the White House, to a small rural community Ohio where they're providing power for General Motors and Microsoft. Google is also getting in on the act, with new technology that can actually predict when the wind will blow.

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A new study on Human Trafficking in Ohio, done recently by the University of Cincinnati, is being used by State officials to better help victims--many of whom, are children.

Sophia Pappadimos, is the Anti Human Trafficking Coordinator for the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Jeanne Destro talked to her today about the report, what it means, and what you can do to help.

This week, it’s all about cars—from students actually building and racing their own Formula cars, to tires for autonomous fleets, and car companies gearing up for a time when more computers than people do the driving. 

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This week, The FBI hunts crypto criminals, something fishy with blockchain, flip-phones making a comeback, and rear view mirrors that actually look back at you! 

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This week, using big data to fight opiod addiction, big data breaches—and what the government can do to stop them, the latest on efforts to restore net neutrality, and the race in space to provide internet access.

 


This week, more details on how Facebook is becoming an internet service provider, where to look for new tech jobs, our greatest cyber threat, and a new app that’s sure to be a hit with pet lovers.


 

This week, eBay celebrates the one year anniversary of it’s “Retail Revival” program in Akron, Facebook is becoming an internet service provider in Canton, tiny tech that’s big, big fun, and why selfies really do make your nose look bigger.

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Thursday, 28 February 2019 12:37

Galonski Focuses on Human Trafficking

Today is the 10th annual Human Trafficking Awareness day at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.

Jeanne Destro talked to State Representative Tavia Galonski of Akron, who is pushing for some new laws to fight the problem.

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