NPR "Talk of the Nation" | New defense technologies, operating system update
November 2, 2001
NPR "Talk of the Nation" — November 2, 2001
The Department of Defense has asked companies and labs to submit ideas for a wide range of high tech tools that it thinks could help in the war on terrorism, from computerized translators to x-ray vision devices. In this hour, we’ll take a look at the Pentagon’s wish list. We’ll also get a review of the latest in computer operating systems. Featuring inventor and entrepreneur Ray Kurzweil, Nate Lewis (Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology) and David Pogue of The New York Times.
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