This Week in Tech

Friday, 21 August 2020 08:52

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-21-20 Featured

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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

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-8-7-20 Featured

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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…
Friday, 24 July 2020 07:13

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This week, how increased screen time and online classes affect children's mental health, Russian hackers trying to steal Coronavirus vaccine information, an inside job Twitter hack, and privacy issues involving Presidential campaign apps.   Our featured guest is Akron Children’s Hospital psychologist, Dr. Geoffery Putt, who talks to us about…
Friday, 17 July 2020 06:50

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This week, it's all about renewable energy, recycling, clean air, and new technology that's going to make that all possible. Our featured guest is Dr. Ica Manas-Zloczower who is a Professor of Advanced Materials and Energy, at Case Western Reserve University, talking about new techology that enables hard plastic things--like…
Friday, 10 July 2020 08:30

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-10-20 Featured

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This week, more interesting new technology to help protect against COVID-19, both here in the US, and in Russia, where Vladimir Putin is going to extremes to make sure he doesn’t catch it. Also, protests against police brutality are not just happening out on the streets. Now, big tech and social…
Thursday, 02 July 2020 08:59

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-7-3-20 Featured

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This week, how a stock trading app may have helped end a young man’s life, how to get refunds for pandemic-related canceled reservations, and a new invention that can both keep you safer from COVID-19, and vastly reduce the number of potty breaks on your next road trip! Featured guests…
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