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Tech Tuesday: The Value Of CGI In Film

Sep 17, 2019
 An audience of mostly millennial voters watches the first presidential debate in the Gateway Theatre in Columbus.
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Computer-generated imagery, or CGI, has transformed the film industry. 

Since its inception in the 1973 film “Westworld,” the software has been used to create mesmerizing visuals that have captivated millions of moviegoers. But as more movies incorporate CGI, has the movie magic been left behind?

Today on Tech Tuesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: CGI, broadband internet access, and more. 


Tech Tuesday: Election Cyber Security And More

Apr 23, 2019

The Mueller report detailed the Trump administration’s handling of the investigation into his office and potential obstruction of justice.

It also offered insights into the hack of a Florida county government during the 2016 presidential campaign.

The hack highlights the vulnerability of election systems to cyber-attacks.

Today on Tech Tuesday, elections and cyber security, Google Earth, and more.


Tech Tuesday: 5G Update, NewsGuard and Airpods

Apr 9, 2019
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Information and disinformation both spread like greased lightning on the internet. 

Sourcing what you see takes more time. 

Two longtime news executives have teamed up to help the rest of us suss the fake from the factual.  

Today on Tech Tuesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher, a startup that vetes what you see on the internet and the debut of 5G. 

Tech Tuesday: Smartphone Apps, Kid Inventors And More

Jan 15, 2019

Unless it’s a digital detox, a smartphone might be the key to keeping up with New Year’s Resolutions.

There’s fitness apps to keep track of calorie intake and budgeting software to build up savings.

Coming up on Tech Tuesday, mobile apps for a better 2019, kid inventors, and more. 


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AI Now, a New York University research institute, released a report airing concerns about the rapid growth of artificial intelligence, such as integration within everyday life. 

AI Now published 10 recommendations, including government regulation of  AI facial recognition and truthful advertisement of this technology.  

Coming up, safety concerning AI, computers fitting clothes and more.

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Newark elementary schools are among 500 schools across the country participating in a program that enables parents to track the physical well-being of their children in the classroom.

In the program, parents use a smart thermometer that links to an app to collect data on illness and keep more kids healthy.

The benefits are knowledge and convenience. The downsides: privacy and data.

Coming up on Tech Tuesday, smart thermometers, social media and voter turnout, and more.

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Google is teaming up with the National Parent Teacher Association to help parents and teachers educate kids about online safety. The project is called “Be Internet Awesome.”

Google’s new all-in-one kit covers the online and digital citizenship spectrum. It’s also offering grants to local PTAs to hold training sessions.

Today on All Sides, Be Internet Awesome and more on Tech Tuesday.


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As humans live longer and longer, the need for more elder care options is increasing. One tech company is offering virtual pets that can interact and keep an eye on senior patients. We discuss that and MIT Technology Reviews' the top breakthrough technologies of 2018, including 3D metal printing and real-time language translation.


Tech Tuesday: Year End Review

Jan 2, 2018
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Join us for a look back at the biggest developments, news and scandals in tech in 2017. Also get a look at what could be big for tech in 2018.

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The Federal Communications Commission's effort to repeal net neutrality regulations could be a rallying cry for internet-loving voters. Coming up a look at the conflict the new effort could cause. Also, is some of the technology we use designed to be biased? Up next, what happens when apps negate the needs of women and different minorities.

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In the age of social media, a new type of warfare has emerged. State-backed internet trolls and terrorist propaganda peddlers are taking advantage of these new platforms to spread divisive messages that have real-world consequences. Today, a look at social media as the battlefield of the 21st century. Also, how companies are using your data to predict when a career change is on the horizon.

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New polls show Americans aren't excited about a more automated future. Also, Ohio State University’s new Digital Flagship University initiative will place an iPad into the hands of every incoming undergraduate student beginning next school year. The initiative will boost learning in app development and coding. 

Once a tried and true method of communication for 90's babies, millennials and Generation X-ers- AOL Instant Messenger or AIM will be discounting services and leaving a river of emoticon tears in it's wake. We look at how the instant messenger impacted pop culture and the world wide web. Also how is the internet regulated and organized? We take a look at two different approaches to the task.