Prison program aims to turn criminals into coders

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 1:07pm
Groundbreaking class at California's San Quentin gives inmates a chance for well-paid, sought-after work
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SXSW previews future of music, film and tech

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 1:05pm
What once started as a funky little Texas music festival more than 25 years ago, "South by Southwest" has grown. About 150,000 people gathered in Austin for the 10-day showcase of music, independent film and cutting-edge technology. Managing editor for the website Matt Singer joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Austin.
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Time Lapse: Fast Forward

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 3:03am
Visually stunning time-lapse film made up of several thousand photos taken in New Mexico, Alaska and a few places in between. Super sped up footage from cameras mounted on a car, a boat and even a hot air balloon will take you on an unpredictable adventure. Video courtesy of Knate Myers. Like him on Facebook. Follow him on Instagram. And, click HERE to see this video in beautiful 4K resolution.
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How NASA uses balloons to do science on the cheap

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 9:44pm
The "poor man's launch vehicles" are a boon without the boom, and one is prepped for a record-breaking, around-the-world flight
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"Dot com" turns 30

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 8:57pm
A look back at three decades of the domain that changed everything
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​Saturday is a very special Pi Day -- here's why

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:40pm
Every March 14 celebrates math's most famous irrational constant, but this year is different
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​Could pee-resistant paint curb public urination problem?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:39pm
"Do not pee here. We pee back!" High-tech, liquid-resistant paint repels waste, splashing it back at the offender
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Meet the man who built a bionic arm for a 7-year-old

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 7:22pm
Limbitless Solutions co-founder Tyler Petresky created a bionic arm that actor Robert Downey, Jr., hand-delivered to a 7-year-old boy. Vladimir Duthiers and Kristine Johnson talk to Petresky about how he linked up with "Iron Man."
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Geneva auto show's vision of electric, autonomous future

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:38pm
Tires that generate electricity as they roll and other technologies moving electric vehicles forward
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Watch an 82 year old go online for the first time

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:03pm
In her first week online, octogenarian Kerstin Wolgers used Google, Instagram and Tinder: "You could look at this for hours!"
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New necklace could help keep diet in check

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 3:35pm
The device has a sensor that uses vibrations to measure when you are eating and drinking, and it can alert you when you have eaten too much. Danielle Nottingham reports on the new high-tech way to keep track of what you eat.
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Get ready to geek out at South by Southwest

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 3:01pm
South by Southwest, the annual Austin, Texas, tech festival, is kicking off. The event features all kinds of tech fun, such as a gaming expo, the latest advances in med-tech and even a robotic petting zoo. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with a preview of what visitors can expect.
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Apple kills its competition

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 3:00pm
The world’s largest technology company is not welcoming the competition with open arms. In a move to prepare for the Apple Watch, the tech giant has confirmed that it has booted all other wearable fitness devices from its stores. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with the details.
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Apple Watch sparks knockoff frenzy in China

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:49pm
The Apple Watch officially goes on sale March 24, but that hasn't stopped Chinese counterfeiters from producing some highly coveted knockoffs in advance. As CBS News' Seth Doane reports on CBSN, many of the world's fakes are produced in the southern city of Shenzhen while Chinese companies struggle to produce original devices.
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Volcanic eruption forms new island in South Pacific

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:30pm
A satellite camera took pictures of the new island, which visitors said was hot to the touch
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Malware targets gamers, holds high scores hostage

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 2:28pm
A newly detected type of ransomware affects more than two dozen popular video games
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But is there Wi-Fi? Google now shows flight amenities

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 1:39pm
Google flight search results now include information about Wi-Fi, legroom and other details that will affect your trip
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"Security princess" Parisa Tabriz is Google's secret weapon

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:39am
In Silicon Valley where women often struggle to get to the top, Parisa Tabriz has become a role model. At any other company, she might be called "security manager," but at Google, she has the self-appointed title of "security princess." Tabriz presides over a team of 30 hackers. John Blackstone reports.
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Aussie girls recreate "Bohemian Rhapsody" car scene

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:03am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a lion opening a car door, a flight attendant dancing and a magic door prank. Plus, female comedy trio SketchShe pays homage to a Queen classic.
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Google's "security princess" targets bugs, "boys club" rep

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 8:33am
In the heartland of high-tech, where women often struggle to get to the top, Parisa Tabriz is hacking past barriers
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