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Pokemon Go may or may not be a fad… but augmented reality will change the way we see the world. Kellian Adams Pletcher talks about this new frontier in storytelling.

There was a battle for the soul of Silicon Valley, and the Libertarians won. Investing legend Roger McNamee talks about how the tech world has changed - and why that could slow future progress.

Political campaigns know A LOT about you. Sasha Issenberg tells us how they’re using this data to make sure their candidate wins.

Think Silicon Valley is a haven for liberals and hippies? Think again. Investing legend Roger McNamee explains why the libertarians have won the battle for Silicon Valley. Read more...

Augmented reality apps like Pokemon Go allow developers to overlay a story onto the real world. Game designer Kellian Adams Pletcher tells us how this technology is going to change the way we interact with our environment. Read more...

fail

Jason Huertas tried to build a startup in Silicon Valley, but things didn’t go quite as planned. Find out what he learned from failure. Read More...

Pittsburgh

1. One of the most valuable assets in any city isn’t the infrastructure or the government or the geography… it's the universities. That’s according to Richard Florida, who explains why cities without great colleges might be in trouble.

2. The exploitation of 19th century factory workers… led directly to some of the best museums in the country. Professor Edward Muller looks at how the the “robber barons” are still changing all our lives.

3. Mr. Rogers' entire philosophy was shaped by a pie fight he saw on TV. We'll explore the lasting legacy of the nicest man on television.

Pittsburgh in the morning.

Pittsburgh was built on steel, but now it’s building robots. We talk with author Richard Florida about how cities like Pittsburgh can attract the “creative class” leading the tech revolution. Read More...

Ton of electronic waste

Printing everything out seems so wasteful, but is sending an email any better? Social scientist Toby Miller looks at the real environmental consequences of our digital lives. Read More...

Signed, sealed, and delivered

Ordering those six pairs of Game of Thrones-themed socks from Amazon and having them sent straight to your door sure is convenient, but what does it mean for the world we live in? Engineering professor Anne Goodchild talks about the new delivery economy, and how it’s going to affect the environment. Read More...

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla

Tech billionaires may be the royalty of the 21st century. Randall Lane, editor of Forbes and author of You Only Have to Be Right Once describes their world and what makes them tick. Read More...

student in lab

How do we get more women into the tech sector? SupportPay CEO Sheri Atwood and venture capitalist Eurie Kim discuss strategies to help more women find success in the cutthroat world of Silicon Valley. Read More...

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