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Computer Guys and Gal

Apple unveils new operating systems, California okays tests of driverless cars and Facebook wants to listen in when you post a status update. The Computer Guys and Gal area here.

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Health Datapalooza: Harnessing Data to Improve Health Care

Kojo broadcasts live from the Health Data Consortium's Health Datapalooza, exploring how the release of Medicare and FDA data on hospitals, doctors and drugs could empower patients to make well-informed health care decisions.

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Tech Gifts for Grads and Dads

With graduation and Father's Day on the way, we'll ask the experts about how to choose a new laptop, tablet, phone or fitness tracker, and explore other consumer gadgets that make great gifts.

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Coding and the Computer Science Conundrum

Kojo explores local and national efforts to boost computer science competency, and learns how educators are revamping computational learning to give it relevance far beyond the classroom.

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Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra

The former chief of technology for the state of Virginia and then the the United States says technology and innovation can transform government.

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Fighting Crime With Hashtags: Police And Social Media

Police departments around the country are now adding social media platforms to their array of crime fighting tools. Kojo looks at the evolution of police work in the online world.

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Computer Guys and Gal

From a White House report on online privacy to new rules on net neutrality, we explore policies and gadgets (like old Atari games buried for 30 years) in the world of technology.

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The Battle Over Broadcast TV: Aereo at the Supreme Court

A company that makes dime-sized antennas is challenging the business model for watching and streaming TV shows. Tech Tuesday looks at the Supreme Court case with implications for cloud storage and consumers' wallets.

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Reading, Technology and...Still With Us? Attention Span

As rapidly evolving technology changes how we read - taking us from page to screen and back again - our brains change and readers can sometimes find longer, denser texts more difficult to read over time. We consider how technology is changing our reading brains and how we might strike a balance between types of reading at different ages.

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Seniors and Technology

They may be late adopters, but a new report says six in 10 seniors now go online. Tech Tuesday looks at how iPads and the Internet are changing older people's lives.

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