Frank Ahearn knows a thing or two about privacy. He's made a career of finding people. Reverse-engineered, this has also made Ahearn something of an expert on disappearing. The World's Marco Werman speaks with him.
Interest in George Orwell's novel "1984" has spiked in recent days since the leaks about NSA surveillance. Was Orwell prescient? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and author Cory Doctorow about science fiction's vision of the future.
Big data has been the catchphrase of the week since the story broke about NSA surveillance. But what exactly is big data and what does the collection of big data mean for the future? Anchor Marco Werman talks with author, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger.
Over 30 years ago, Atari made a game based on the film E.T. The game was a flop and it was reported that they buried 3 million video cartridges in a landfill in New Mexico. A Canadian company has now purchased the rights to dig up that landfill.
A team of scientists and Google mapmakers travelled to the Galápagos to retrace Darwin's steps and to capture a 360-degree Street View perspective of the islands. Raleigh Seamster, project director for Google Maps, describes the journey.
Fifteen-year-old Ding Jinhao didn't know what he was getting into when he signed his name on a 3,500-year-old stone sculpture at an ancient temple in Luxor, Egypt. Another Chinese tourist was appalled and posted a picture of the vandalized relic online.
Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield will be returning to earth Tuesday after five months of commanding the International Space Station. Marco Werman speaks with his unofficial social media manager and his son, Evan Hadfield.
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