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Mobility Technology with Sam Slaughter

Detroit has hosted an auto show for over a century. For the first several decades of its existence, however, the show's focus was strictly regional. Then, in 1987, a visionary group of auto dealers within the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) asked a bold question: Why not make the event truly international in scope Achieving this objective within only a few years' time, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) pursues a vision of continually redefining what it means to be an indispensable international event. To achieve this goal, the NAIAS continually introduces bold new ways to enhance attendees' experiences and deliver exceptional value to media, industry and the public. Visit the NAIAS on the web, FaceBook and twitter.

Fix It Tech

The digital divide takes many different forms including access to the technology it takes to stay connected in today's online world. Minneapolis-based Fix It Tech is working to help make technology more accessible to all. Here to tell us more is Richard Balderrama of the Takoda Institute and Elise Ebhardt, from the Office of Technology at the City of Minneapolis.

Dr. Amer Samdani of Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia on Innovativ...

Scoliosis affects an estimated 6 to 9 million Americans. Left untreated, the condition could lead to complications later in life. Doctor Amer Samdani,Chief of Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia discusses the latest innovative procedures being used to treat children with the disease, and how these and other new procedures are helping to improve the prognoses for affected children. "I think as we understand the true genetic basis of this disease, eventually we'll be able to develop molecular therapies to cure it." Visit Shriners Hospitals for Children on the web at or or follow at

Jules Polonetsky of Future of Privacy Forum on Consumer Privacy and Location-Bas...

There are many new ways that data about your location is being used -- such as navigation or helping you connect with friends. What can you do to protect the privacy of that data A conversation with Jules Polonetsky, Executive Director and Co-Chair of the Future of Privacy Forum. Polonetsky stated, "There are so many ways that location is being used and people really need to understand it. Some of it is really useful, and some of it, well maybe you just want to turn it off... You want to make sure that you are in control so that the people or the companies you don't want tracking you aren't able to do it. Visit the Future of Privacy Forum on the web at or or follow at
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