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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Open Source software provides free alternatives to most of the types of software that most of us use today. But the idea of Open Source now extends to many other areas of life as well, from textbooks to agriculture. Here’s an update.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    It’s no secret to anyone these days that corporations, government, and even more unsavory types are trying to grab any information about us that they can as we navigate the web. While we can’t become entirely invisible, there are tools available that will make it more difficult to grab info about us as we go about our digital business. Here are a few.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    So what do you think about Google Glass which, among other things, allows wearers of this eyeglass mounted tech to take photos and videos of anything the wearer looks at by simply blinking an eye? Is this a new great leap in technology, or are the wearers just “Glassholes” who are stripping away what little privacy the rest of us have left? Listen up and see what you think.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Catching up on a few recent events in early April that may have whizzed by without us noticing. Data on the Freedom of Information Act requests comes from the Associated Press.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Passions run high when the subject of GMO food comes up. But what are we really talking about when we use the term GMO food? There are a number of possibilities and if we want to make laws – or even have a conversation – it would be a good idea for us all to be talking about the same thing.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Interested in a peek at the future? Most of us are. One way to peek into the tech future is to look at what is going on in labs today. Here are a few things we’ll probably be seeing in our everyday world tomorrow.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Have you seen the Academy Award winning movie “Her?” Pretty cool, eh? Sure it’s a love story first but underneath the surface, there is a question that we more and more have to think about as technology advances quickly, and our ethics and laws don’t keep pace. “Her” offers us an opportunity to think about the relationship between the technology we create, and ourselves.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Tomorrow’s cars will be way cool – at least from a techie perspective. And then there are some other perspectives. Let’s look at a couple of things coming down the pike.

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