This Week in Tech

The Ohio Senate is trying to stop broadband expansion in Ohio, and even shut down municipal broadband providers like Fairlawn Gig.   That's  why local officials, and other interest groups like AARP, are lobbying hard against a budget proposal being debated now in an Ohio House-Senate  conference committee.    Featured…
A colorful and creative art installation in downtown Akron has developed into something much more, with an Augmented Reality experience you can access through your mobile phone on Instagram. Find out how that works, how that changed the creative process, and get some insight into what local artists think about…
This week, the future of mobility and sustainability, both here on earth, and in outer space. Our featured guests are WWJ Radio, Detroit, Automotive Expert, Jeff Gilbert, and Bob Woloszynek, who is the Chief Engineer of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Raw Materials Development Team. Jeff gives us some background on why…
This week, how the work from home trend could be great for individual Akron-based software developers, but maybe not so great for the future of tech startups in our area, and how you can directly contribute to scientific research on a timely, but very noisy, natural phenomenon. Featured guests are…
This week, 3-D printed teeth, and even food for future deep space missions! Special guests include Ohio 3-D printing device company executives, Makergear LLC Founder & CEO, Rick Pollack, and BeeHex Co-Founder & COO, Ben Feltner. Makergear LLC is a 3-D printing device manufacturer based in Beachwood, with clients all over…
Cybersecurity experts have been saying for years that an attack like the one that temporarilly shut down the Colonial Pipeline this week, was inevitable. Yet, a new report shows a majority of global chief information security officers (CISOs) say their organizations are unprepared to face such an attack, despite believing…
The Russian cyberattack that shut down a major gas pipeline over the weekend will likely mean pain at the pump for consumers. AAA predicts the national average price for gasoline, which is now at $2.96 a gallon, will go even higher because of the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which…
From stores on wheels to air fryers that could open your home network up to cyber attacks; we've got the lowdown on whats new, hot, and interesting this week. Our featured guest is Kent State University Political Science Professor, Dr. Mark Cassell, talking about US sanctions against Russia in response…
Friday, 30 April 2021 06:35

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-30-21: Industry 4.0 Featured

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Manufacturing is still the backbone of Northeast Ohio's economy, but to remain competitive; companies have to incorporate new technology, and hire workers who know how to use it. Our special guest this week is Dr. Ajay Mahajan from the University of Akron talking about their new research Center for Precision Manufacturing. We'll also…
From wildfires, to coastal flooding and mass migration; we're facing big ecological challenges that no one person, nation, or group of scientists can tackle alone.  On the plus side, lots of very smart and creative people all over the world are trying to do just that, including President Biden, who…
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