This Week in Tech

This week, we're featuring innovations in car technology, from Apple Cars, to flying Cadillacs, and even smart headlights! We’ve also got a story about the possibility of “Digital Covid-19 passports”, the future of farming, and tips on how to make a great impression in virtual meetings. Our special guest this…
This week, a conversation about how seemingly far-fetched ideas featured in Sci-Fi books, movies, and even cartoons have become real world inventions, and what that could mean for people trying to patent them. Our special guests are University of Akron School of Law Professor, Camilla Hrdy, and Intellectual Property attorney…
Beam me up, Scotty! Quantum computers can "teleport" information. Find out how that might work, and how soon we may be able to start using this revolutionary new technology, in the first installment of our two-part series, "Science Fiction Meets Science Fact". This week's featured guest is University of Akron…
Tech giants like Amazon and Apple aren't the only companies that have prospered since the start of the pandemic. Some manufacturing companies that use advanced technology are also doing well. Find out which ones, as we talk to MAGNET President and CEO, Ethan Karp. We're also talking with Akron Fire…
Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted outlines hot new tech initiatives underway right now in Ohio, including the development of flying cars, self-driving trucks, and broadband for under served rural areas delivered in a brand new way; low-level satellites. Ohio Lt. Governor, Jon Husted
This Week, we’re taking a look back at the best tech and trends of 2020 overall, and then focusing on tech trends and advancements that can help business leaders move forward with confidence and success in the new year. Our featured guest is author David Weinberger, who wrote the introduction to…
This week, Santa is bringing you a big box of Moon rocks, and not just any old moon rocks; brand new ones that could provide new answers about the heavenly body that will serve as our stepping stone to Mars. We're also revisiting one of our most memorable interviews from…
An ongoing cyber intrusion into more than 18 thousand computer systems worldwide, poses a "grave risk" to federal, state, and local governments, as well as private companies and organizations, according to the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which this week issued an Emergency Directive urging all those affected…
Friday, 11 December 2020 07:25

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This week, hackers targeting the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, and why cryptocurrency is increasingly popular and profitable. Special guests include Computer Science Professor and cybersecurity expert, Dr. John Nicholas, from the University of Akron, and author Jeff John Roberts, on his new book, "The Kings of Crypto".
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Friday, 04 December 2020 07:52

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This week, we’re focusing on election interference, social media influencers, the pandemic, and Zooming with Santa Claus!   Featured guests include Dr. Alexa Fox from the University of Akron, who explains how and why social media influencers are being used by some colleges to try and slow the spread of COVID-19.…
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