Tech Tuesday

Net Neutrality demonstration in Washington, D.C. on December 14, 2017.
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The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era net neutrality rules in December but the battle is far from over. Litigation is expected on several fronts and some states, not including Ohio, are working on legislation to regulate internet service providers.

Tech Tuesday: Net Neutrality, Holiday Gifts 2017

Dec 19, 2017
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Last week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to eliminate regulations dictating how internet providers connect consumers to the internet, granting these companies broad new discretion in shaping Americans' online experiences. On this week's Tech Tuesday, we discuss potential impacts and the continuing political battle over net neutrality.

Also, a final roundup of the best tech gifts for the 2017 holiday season.

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Automation is overtaking once reliable jobs in a number of industries, and these trends are changing the ways parents and educators prepare children to develop career interests and enter the workforce. Email tracking allows providers to collect a variety of information on your web activity.

Then, Russell Holly gives his picks for some of the best holiday tech gifts for teens in 2017.

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This week on Tech Tuesday, we'll discuss the recent uptick in Bitcoin's value and volatility and what that means for the future of the cryptocurrency. Then, navigating social media can come with a number of psychological and behavioral pitfalls in its design and use. Author Guy Harrison offers critical thinking strategies to resist misinformation and manipulation online.

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This week on Tech Tuesday, we discuss the latest revelations from the Senate Judiciary Committee's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and their exploitation web giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google.

Then, American school systems account mean major sales potential for personal computer and software companies, but do the educational outcomes warrant the pricetag?

Later, Russell Holly joins us for a wrap-up of the latest in tech industry and retail news. 

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What we commonly know as "gay-dar" or the ability to determine someone's sexuality based off appearance has been actualized by a new artificial intelligence program. Hear more about the development. Also up today, the internet's complex relationship with terrorist groups.

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Join us for our weekly look at new developments in the tech world. As questions concerning their role in Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election emerge, Facebook continues to investigate manipulation of and diagnose the security of their advertising algorithms. Amish communities embracing new technology in their businesses and homes try to balance opportunity and access with traditional values.

Later, we look under the hood of the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphones and discuss industry reaction to their announcement with Russell Holly.

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Join us for our weekly look at new developments in the tech world. A data breach at Equifax, a top credit reporting company, exposes the personal data of millions of people.

We look at the growth and trends of Columbus' video game industry and the upcoming GDEX gaming expo. And, Apple is set to premiere new details about the new iPhone 8.

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Can schools teaching coding keep up with industry and tech demands? Today we'll look at what's changed for these programs and their students. Also get insider advice on the latest gadgets on the markets for kids and adults alike.

Teen sitting alone using phone.
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With Disney announcing its split from Netflix to develop a separate video service and the roll out of Facebook Watch, it seems the list of show and movie streaming applications is growing. However, could this cause more confusion instead of convenience for users? Similarly, we look at the kind of impact smartphones have on children's mental health. 

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