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Automatic Cybersecurity

 Automatic Cybersecurity

Every year, programmers write more than a trillion lines of code. How could automated cybersecurity systems help our technology stay safe from malicious hackers? See more »

Cognitive Buildings

 Cognitive Buildings

What if your building could think? Cognitive buildings are an integrated approach to the Internet of Things concept. See more »

Borg Chef, Part II

 Borg Chef, Part II

Are robots poised to take over the kitchen? We look at the opportunities and challenges in the future of kitchen automation. See more »

Forward Thinking Tech At CES 2016

 Forward Thinking Tech At CES 2016

Jonathan attended CES 2016 and talks about some of the technological trends that will shape the future, from connected cars to crazy exoskeletons. See more »

Cars with Hidden Agendas, Part 2: Digital Detours

 Cars with Hidden Agendas, Part 2: Digital Detours

In part two of this two-part episode about the computerization of cars, Scott and Ben return as guest co-hosts to help Lauren and Joe figure out how some computerized cars of the future could serve purposes their owners never intended. See more »

Cars with Hidden Agendas, Part 1: The VW Scandal

 Cars with Hidden Agendas, Part 1: The VW Scandal

In part one of this two-part episode about the computerization of cars, Lauren and Joe are joined by CarStuff hosts Scott Benjamin and Ben Bowlin to discuss the Volkswagen emissions “defeat device” scandal. See more »

Hello Barbie

 Hello Barbie

There's a new Barbie doll coming out that has created a bit of a controversy. We talk about the Internet of Things, privacy and toys. See more »

Smart Homes

 Smart Homes

What's the future of smart home technology? Will our houses take care of all our chores for us? And what are the downsides? See more »

The Spectrum Crunch

 The Spectrum Crunch

Bandwidth is a finite resource. What happens when we reach the limit? And how close are we now? See more »

How will the Internet of Things communicate?

 How will the Internet of Things communicate?

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