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Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that's rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show breaks ideas, telling the stories of modern life through our digital economy. Marketplace Tech is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Weekend. Listen every weekday on-air or online anytime at marketplace.org. From American Public Media. Twitter: @MarketplaceTech

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Outsourcing election cybersecurity to volunteers

Outsourcing election cybersecurity to volunteers

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A new hotline helps gamers with harassment and bullying

A new hotline helps gamers with harassment and bullying

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Online learning requires internet access and a device for teachers, too

Online learning requires internet access and a device for teachers, too

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Viruses dont discriminate, but health care often does

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Social Media Takes Baby Steps in Dealing With Hate Speech. Time to Grow Up?

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An Instagram account is exposing influencer inequality

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Shipt gig workers boycott new pay algorithm

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Restaurants are dying, but their ghosts are delivering your food

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What would it take to moderate a platform as big as Facebook?

What would it take to moderate a platform as big as Facebook?

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How is bias built into algorithms? Garbage in, garbage out.

How is bias built into algorithms? Garbage in, garbage out.

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What is venture capital doing to change its mostly white culture?

What is venture capital doing to change its mostly white culture?

What is venture capital doing to change its mostly white culture?

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What is venture capital doing to change its mostly white culture?

What is venture capital doing to change its mostly white culture?

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